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    apostrophe S

    Hello,

    I was writing this phrase: "But if my name is between the team members" (i.e. my name is between the names of the team members), and I froze because I didn't know whether that was correct as it is
    Or if it should be like this: "But if my name is between those of the team members' "
    Or like this: "But if my name is between those of the team members' names"

    Also, does know a good link to the rules for when and how to use the apostrophe?

    Best!
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    #2

    Re: apostrophe S

    Here's a good link for how to use apostrophes:

    Problems with apostrophes

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    Re: apostrophe S

    Thanks Rover, that was pretty useful, but it didn't have an answer to my problem...

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    #4

    Re: apostrophe S

    "But if my name is between those of the team members"

    That's the safest. No apostrophe necessary.

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