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    car's headlights

    Hi,

    Please let me know can we use the possessive form for things

    can we say you have broken my car's headlights.

    I was hit by your table's leg.

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    Prince Sabharwal

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    Re: car's headlights

    You are correct in both examples, however it is difficult to imagine a table leg actually hitting you.

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    Re: car's headlights

    Quote Originally Posted by jlinger View Post
    You are correct in both examples, however it is difficult to imagine a table leg actually hitting you.
    You wrote 'table leg', which is far more natural than 'table's leg'. Indeed, 'table's leg' sounds distinctly strange.

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