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    Exclamation A question about the possession.


    I have several problems using the possession in English.
    I have been told that it wasn't possible to say : "the forest's heart" but "the forest of the heart".

    But I have recently viewed something like "the forest's cold heart".
    I think it's not correct but I'm not totally sure because there is an adjective (cold) just before the noun (heart).
    So, is it really possible to talk about "the forest's cold heart" or have I to say "the cold heart of the forest" ?

    An other question is : why isn't there a "'s" in "an animal spirit".
    Isn't it the spirit of an animal ?
    I don't understand this point because "animal" isn't an adjective and I'm almost sure it's not possible to say "the forest cold heart"... but correct me if I'm wrong!

    I know what I am asking here will seems very easy for some persons but I hope I'll find some answers ;)
    thank you in advance

    • Join Date: Jun 2010
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    Re: A question about the possession.

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    Thank you very much for your answer Gil ;)

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    Re: A question about the possession.

    "Animal" is a noun and an adjective.

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