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    Apostrophes use of

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    American's are tired of seeing their best jobs go overseas

    The use of an apostrophe with American's, is it appropriate.

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    Re: Apostrophes use of

    Quote Originally Posted by Unregistered View Post
    Read this sentence

    American's are tired of seeing their best jobs go overseas.

    The use of an apostrophe with American's, is it appropriate?

    Thank You
    No, the use of the apostrophe is not correct in your sentence.

    Correct sentence: Americans are tired of seeing their best jobs go overseas.

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    Amigo

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    Re: Apostrophes use of

    No, this is a simple plural.

    The apostrophe is used to indicate possession.

    The American's jacket.

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