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    Default "another email address of his"?"another his email address""his another email address"

    Hi,

    I have a question regarding the place of the possessive determiner, "his," I should put in a sentence.

    a) another email address of his (I know that there is a saying of "a friend of mine", but I don't know if it is good to say "another email address of his")

    b) another his email address

    c) his another email address

    Which one(s) is/are grammatically acceptable?

    If I am going to put it in a sentence beginning with "I do not know...," which one(s) is/are more suitable?
    Thank you!

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    Default Re: "another email address of his"?"another his email address""his another email addr

    Quote Originally Posted by thincat View Post

    a) another email address of his

    b) another his email address

    c) his another other email address
    Rover

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    Default Re: "another email address of his"?"another his email address""his another email addr

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post



    c) his anotherother email address


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    Could, "... his another email address" absolutely never be used?

    I am thinking of a situation when "he" used to have a number of email addresses (with which perhaps we were familiar), but suddenly one day he used a new one. Could we not then say, "We do not know his another email address" meaning, "We know that he has a new email address (beside those which we know already), but we do not know what it is"

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    Default Re: "another email address of his"?"another his email address""his another email addr

    Quote Originally Posted by JarekSteliga View Post
    NOT A TEACHER

    Could, "... his another email address" absolutely never be used?

    I am thinking of a situation when "he" used to have a number of email addresses (with which perhaps we were familiar), but suddenly one day he used a new one. Could we not then say, "We do not know his another email address" meaning, "We know that he has a new email address (beside those which we know already), but we do not know what it is"
    No, it's completely incorrect in all contexts.

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