Use of apostrophe
I would like a teacher to identify my grammar. I am getting older, and have muddied the waters of use of apostrophe to 'claim possession '. (Also placement of period, in or out?
My memory was that to show possession, a sentence would read
'My sisters' dog ran away'
Is that improper?
Please explain in detail.
Re: Use of apostrophe
If you have two (or more) sisters and they collectively own a dog, your sentence is correct.
Originally Posted by KingsEnglish
If you have only one sister (or only one has a dog), "My sister's dog ran away" would be correct.
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