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    Question 's or s'

    what is the difference in sisters' and sister's and sisters

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    Re: 's or s'

    Hello Unreg,

    Sisters = the plural of sister, sister's = "of (the) sister", and sisters' = "of (the) sisters".

    Thus:

    1. My sisters' house = the house of my sisters.
    2. My sister's house = the house of my sister.

    Best wishes,

    MrP

    Not a professional ESL teacher.

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