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    Arrow adding 'S' with women word? is this ok?

    Is it ok to add 's' on women word?

    like this --> womens

    is that ok or not?
    if that's ok then can you show me an examle sentence for this?

    thanks in advance teacher.

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    Default Re: adding 'S' with women word? is this ok?

    Your question is not clear.
    A woman -singular, women -plural.

    There is 1 woman at the table.
    There are 3 women at the table.
    The woman's husband is here, too.
    The women's husbands are here, too.

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    matilda Guest

    Talking Re: adding 'S' with women word? is this ok?

    you know
    it is so in some languages, like persian. but in english, it is not so for the words that change their form after becoming plural.
    for example we say:

    book...........books
    teacher.......teachers
    but
    woman........women
    man............men

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    Default Re: adding 'S' with women word? is this ok?

    Quote Originally Posted by abcd1234
    Is it ok to add 's' on women word?
    like this --> womens
    is that ok or not?
    if that's ok then can you show me an examle sentence for this?
    thanks in advance teacher.
    sg: woman
    pl: women

    The word "womens" does not exist. It can be used only in the following form:

    The women`s clothes are very ellegant ["`s " is used here to state the genitive case]

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    Default Re: adding 'S' with women word? is this ok?

    ("Elegant".)

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    Default Re: adding 'S' with women word? is this ok?

    so you mean there is no word like --> womens
    because women is already plural and adding 's' is already invalid huh?

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    Default Re: adding 'S' with women word? is this ok?

    Yes

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    Default Re: adding 'S' with women word? is this ok?

    Quote Originally Posted by MrPedantic
    ("Elegant".)

    Thank you very much Mr Pedantic

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