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    Where do I put the apostrophe in the following sentence:

    The Prime Minister of India speech lasted for three hours.

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    Re: apostrophe

    Quote Originally Posted by snade17 View Post
    Where do I put the apostrophe in the following sentence:

    The Prime Minister of India speech lasted for three hours.
    ♥♦♣♠ NOT A TEACHER ♥♦♣♠
    The Prime Minister of India's speech lasted for three hours.

    I'd rephrase your sentence into:
    The speech by the Prime Minister of India lasted (for) three hours.

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