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    #1

    which one is more accurate?

    i want to ask u ..which one is more accurate :
    the hat of my father or my father's hat?
    when can i use this or that?
    thank u

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    #2

    Re: which one is more accurate?

    English speakers use the apostrophe + s ('s) in almost every case where we are talking about personal possession. The possession of an object can go either way.

    1. my father's hat

    2. the hat's color or the color of the hat

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