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    peppy_man is offline Member
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    Default The difference between 'X's Y' and 'Y of X'.

    (1) private school's school fees

    (2) school fees of private schools

    My teacher recommends (1).
    Not just about these two sentences, she prefers 's.
    I' d like to know exactly what is the difference between the two.
    Also I'm intereted in which is more formal or which is more useful.

    Thank you.
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    Tdol is offline Editor, UsingEnglish.com
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    Default Re: The difference between 'X's Y' and 'Y of X'.

    The first is more common. The second is more formal.

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