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REGLAS DEL POSESIVO ANGLOSAJÓN ; GENITIVO

1.- Se utiliza “’s” en sustantivos en singular (personas o animales) para indicar que alguna cosa pertenece a alguien.

Ejemplo:      The man’s passport Gemma’s mother Do ’s !one La"ra’s #$%%$&"lt$es The Pres$#ent’s assert$ons ' Las a%$rma&$ones #el pres$#ente(

)*+ En s"stant$,os en pl"ral se a re a "n apostro%e #esp"-s #e la "lt$ma .s/ Ejemplo:      01 parents’ ho"se * The &ats’ ho"se* Stan%or# 2n$,ers$t1 !o1s’ tenn$s Oa3lan# Athlet$&s’ p$t&her The p"p$ls’ !oo3

4*+ S"stant$,os en pl"ral &"1o pl"ral no term$na &on la letra . s/ Ejemplo:      The men’s to$lets The &h$l#ren’s pens The 5omen’s lasses The 5omen’s ma a6$nes In the men’s e,ents

7*+ Se "sa .’s/ &"an#o se "san #os o mas nom!res8 se &olo&a el .’s/en el "lt$mo nom!re* Ejemplo:  Jenn1 an# 0ar3’s %lat ' apartamento (  9"l1 an# Al%re#o’s %oo#  J"l$an an# Peter’s to1s
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 Romeo an# J"l$et’s !oo3  0ar!ella an# 3le1!er’s &ar @*+ Se p"e#e "sar .’s/ para $n#$&ar lo D"e l" ares 1 paGses poseen Ejemplo:      Lon#on’s tra%%$& pro!lems Atlant$&’s la"n&h 5as to !e the %$rst Amer$&a’s e&onom1 The resta"rant’s !"st$n 3$t&hen Vene6"ela’s !ea"t1 H*+ Se "sa tanto .’s/ o .o Ejemplo:     It $s not m1 &ar 8 $t’s m1 5$%e’s It’s not the o.s’/ &"an#o no es ne&esar$o repet$r el s"stant$.’s/ &omo .UND !S"#ND$N% #ND US$N% N%&$S' %!#((#!/ EDITORIAL: PRENTI=E ?>ALL INTERNATIONAL* .IA A<AR S=>RA0PER :ETT9 .ernment’s mone1* It’s the taAepa1res’ It’s not her !"$l#$n s8 It’s her !rothers’ It Bs 1o"r !oo38 It’s not m1 s$ster’s C*+ Se "sa .’s/ para $n#$&ar D"e al "$en es prop$etar$o #e "na &asa o "na t$en#a Ejemplo:      I’m sta1$n $n m1 a"nt’s ' E m1 a"nt’s ho"se( Go to a &hem$st’s ' E a &hem$st’s shop( Go to a to1’s 'E a to1’s shop( Go to G$na’s ' E a G$na’s shop( >e $s $n m1 ran#%ather’s ' E m1 ran#%ather’s ho"se( F*+ Se "sa .s’/ para eApresar eApres$ones #e t$empo Ejemplo:  To#a1’s ne5spaper  In three 5ee3’s t$me :I:LIOGRA.

 S"n#a1’s 0"s$&al  To#a1’s Ar"!a  9ester#a1’s Vene6"ela I*+ No"n Jo% J no"n Khen the possessor $s a th$n ' not a person Lan an$mal( 5e "s"all1 "se no"n J o% J no"n* Ejemplo:  The #oor o% the ho"se  The mana er o% a re&or# &ompan1  The #$%%$&"lt o% the s$t"at$on MN*+ Khen the possessor $s a lon phrase or 5hen $t’s %ollo5e# !1 a #es&r$pt$.e phrase or &la"se8 5e "se o%8 not ?.UND !S"#ND$N% #ND US$N% N%&$S' %!#((#!/ EDITORIAL: PRENTI=E ?>ALL INTERNATIONAL* .’s/ Ejemplo:  The pro!lems o% "nemplo1e# 5or3ers  The !rother o% the man 5e met $n the p"!  A %r$en# o% m$ne :I:LIOGRA.IA A<AR S=>RA0PER :ETT9 .