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    Hello!!


    -Can we say "oh, that's a man's thing"? Could we also say "oh, that's a manthing?

    -Can we say "In Nike's example, we see that it's easy to make cheap shoes (this is just an example!!). Could we also say "In Nikeexample...?

    -If we are talking about the copy of a painting , could we say "Its aspect is as good as the original's aspect?"

    Thank you very much
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    #2

    Re: 's

    uuuuup!

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    #3

    Re: 's

    You can't just combine any two words into a compound word. This isn't German.

    Neither "man thing" nor "Nike example" should be combined.

    You could use "Nike's example" or "the Nike example," but the first is probably clearer for a first reference to the idea.

    You sentence about a painting is OK, but you do not need to say "aspect" twice. It's not wrong, just not necessary.

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    #4

    Cool Re: 's

    and we say "that's a man's thing", right?

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    Re: 's

    Man thing is fine, as two words. Some may claim "man" is not an adjective, but it is understandable.

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