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    Winwin2011 is offline Senior Member
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    a girl’s game vs a girl game

    Are the following sentence both correct?

    1. Hopsoctch is a girl’s game.
    2. Hopsoctch is a girl game.

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    Re: a girl’s game vs a girl game

    Quote Originally Posted by Winwin2011 View Post
    Are the following sentences both correct?

    1. Hopscotch is a girl’s game. (A girl can play it on her own. Also 'Hopscotch is a girls' game = 'Hopscotch is a game for girls'.)

    2. Hopscotch is a girl game.

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    Re: a girl’s game vs a girl game

    Hi, Rover.

    Could I ask another question, please?

    A bird nest is the spot in which a bird lays and incubates its eggs and raises its young.

    I wonder if it is correct to say “A birds’ nest” and “A bird’s nest” in the above sentence.

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    Re: a girl’s game vs a girl game

    Yes.

    A bird's nest is the spot in which a bird lays and incubates its eggs and raises its young.
    A birds' nest is the spot in which birds lay and incubate their eggs and raise their young.

    Rover

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