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    China's and India's growth

    Hi I don't know if this sentence is correct.

    "Can China's and India's growth change something?" growth is related to the GDP growth.


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    Re: China's and India's growth

    When we use two nouns in the possessive, we only use the "'s" (apostrophe + s) with the second.

    Can China and India's growth change anything?
    Are you coming to John and Sarah's house?
    That's Dave and Jeff's car.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: China's and India's growth

    I would use "China's and India's" in that sentence since we are talking about the growth of two distinct economies.

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    Re: China's and India's growth

    That's a good point. I'd accept either on that basis. Having said that, I might change the order of the sentence to "Can [the] economic growth in/of India and China change anything?"
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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