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    #1

    Exclamation 's

    Hello, Which one correct? and Why? thank A lot!!

    1.My cousin's laptop's adapter.
    2.My cousin's laptop adapter.


    Thank You

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    #2

    Re: 's

    Possessive Noun
    1. My cousin's laptop's adapter.
    => the adapter belongs to the laptop, not to the phone.

    Adjective
    2. My cousin's laptop adapter.
    => a kind of adapter

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    #3

    Exclamation Re: 's

    so that mean My cousin's laptop's adapter is wrong?

  2. #4

    Re: 's

    I would say - the adapter of my cousin's laptop. It is grammatically, perhaps, lexically, other words could have been used.

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