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    GuilhermeRM is offline Banned
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    Default Doubt about Sentence

    ''At Burger King, the hamburgers are very
    similar to McDonald’s,except they are
    slightly smaller and contain less fat.'' Why '' similar to McDonald's'' is a falty comparison if 's indicates hamburgers of McDonald?

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    Hamburgers of McDonald company, that is McDonald's hamburgers.

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    Default Re: Doubt about Sentence

    Except that the name of the company is "McDonald's", so it sould be McDonald's'. In order to avoid such messy writing, you could say "Similar to those at McDonald's".

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