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    Question apostrophes

    I have a query on apostrophes. If I make the sentence, the country leader into having both nouns plural would this change to "the countries leaders"?

    If not, why not?

    Thank you

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    Wink Re: apostrophes

    Quote Originally Posted by gailk View Post
    I have a query on apostrophes. If I make the sentence, the country leader into having both nouns plural would this change to "the countries leaders"?

    If not, why not?

    Thank you
    You normally say, the country's leader, referring to one leader of the country, or, the country's leaders, if there are some more of them.
    It's only the countries' leaders in the plural.

    Bear in mind - I am not a teacher.

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    Re: apostrophes

    thank you for that

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    Smile Re: apostrophes

    Quote Originally Posted by gailk View Post
    thank you for that
    That's all right!

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