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Possessive Case Genitive

Possessive Case Genitive

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Genitive, possessive case ('s), possessive exercises, practice with possessive case (´s)
Genitive, possessive case ('s), possessive exercises, practice with possessive case (´s)

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POSSESSIVE CASE: GENITIVE
 
('s)
Exercises with Genitive (-‘s)A) Mark with an “X” the correct answer.1.the coats of the ladies
the ladies’s coats
the ladies' coats
no genitive possible
2.the countries of Blair and Chirac
John's house and Susan's
John and Susan’s house
John and Susans house
3.the hobbies of the women
the womens hobbies
the woman's hobbies
the women's hobbies
the womens' hobbies
4.the shoes of the players
the players' shoes
the players's shoes
the player's shoes
5.the future of our boys
our boy's future
our boys' future
our boys's future
6.the bathtub of Archimedes
Joel's bathtub
Joel's bathtub
Joels' bathtub
7.the business of Anne and Francis
Mary and Francis' business
Mary's and Francis' business
Mary and Francis's business
Mary's business and Francis's
8.the diary of my boss
my boss's diary
my boss' diary
9.the clothes of men
mens clothes
men's clothes
mens' clothes
10.the girlfriend of my brother-in-law
my brother-in-law's girlfriend
my brother's-in-law girlfriend
my brother's-in-law's girlfriend
Indicates a relation of ownershipor association with a person agroup of people or animals
For example:-
Lynne's web site kept growing larger and larger.The member's forum.The dog's tail.
   P l  u  r  a l  n   o  u   n  s  t  h  a  t  e  n  d i  n  "  s   "  t  a  k  e  a  n   a   p   o  s  t  r   o   p  h  e  ( '  ) .
   F  o  r  e   x  a   m  p l  e :  -
   T  h  e   g i  r l  s
       '
    d  r  e  s  s  e  s .
Singular and plural nounsthat don't end in 's' take -'s.
For example:-
Lynne
's
web site.
People's namesthat end in "s" youcan write (') or ('s).
For example:-
- Charles' job wason the line, or Charles’s job wason the line.
 
The boyThe book
The boy’s book
 
B) Rewrite the sentences correctly:1.
Billy blue car is in the garage. _______________________________________ 
2.
Mr. John secretary is here. _______________________________________ 
3.
They sell ladies clothes in this store. _______________________________________ 
4.
The doctor kids are very nice. _______________________________________ 
5.
The women boyfriends are late. _______________________________________ 
6.
My friends cousins are beautiful. _______________________________________ 
7.
We love Grandma cookies. _______________________________________ 
8.
The police officer sunglasses are broken. _______________________________________ 
9.
I don’t like boys sneakers. _______________________________________ 
10.
Bring the baby toys. _______________________________________ 
C) Complete the exercise with 's or '.
1.
The woman __ dogs.
2.
My grandmother__ car.
3.
The student__ books.
4.
The girl__ mother.
5.
The basket __ handles.
6.
My brothers__ children.
7.
My parents__ furniture.
8.
My family__ car.
9.
The cow__ milk.
10.
The farmer__ truck.
D) Write apostrophe’s correctly.Example:
I met _______ sister yesterday. (Mandy)
Answer:
I met
Mandy's
sister yesterday.
1.
This is __________________ book. (Peter)
2.
Let's go to the __________________. (Smiths)
3.
The ______________ room is upstairs. (children)
4.
 ____________ sister is twelve years old. (John)
5.
 ________ and_________ bags have bluestickers. (Susan - Steve)
6.
 __________ shoes are on the second floor. (men)
7.
My _________ car was not expensive. (parents)
8.
 ________________ CD player is new. (Charles)
9.
This is the __________________ bike. (boy)
10.
These are the _______________ pencils. (boys)
E) Rewrite each phrase below using a possessive form.Example: the engine of the boat the boat’s engine
1. the dish of the puppies ____________________________ 2.the pages of the encyclopedia____________________________ 3.the red saddle of the horse ____________________________ 4.the fishing tackle of the men ____________________________ 5.the spells of the witches ____________________________ 

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