Apostrophes

Apostrophes - A p o s tro p he s Jessie, Justin, Saki What...

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Apos trophes Jessie, Justin, Saki
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What is “Apostrophes”? An apostrophe (‘) is a punctuation mark. to create pos s es s ives (eg. Jessie’s) to s how contractions (eg. I’m That’s They’re) to create s ome plural forms
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Using Apostrophes Correctly For showing ownership, apostrophes are mainly used with peoples, names , inanimate objects or plural words. With plural words, the apostrophe goes after the "s“!
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5 rules for using apostrophes Add ‘s to a singular noun to show ownership even if the noun already ends in s . Eg. Ziyad’s car is too old to drive safety. Les’s class is always interesting.
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If a noun is plural and ends in s , just add an apostrophe to show ownership. If it is plural but does not end in s . add ‘s . Eg. All classmates’ attitudes toward class are great. Some boys’ hair styles are nice looking.
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The placement of an apostrophe makes a difference in meaning. My neighbor
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This note was uploaded on 02/22/2012 for the course ECON 120 taught by Professor Hance during the Spring '12 term at USTC.

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