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    grammar question

    Which is correct?

    Her parent's arguments or

    Her parents' arguments.

    Thank you.

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    Re: grammar question

    "Her parents' arguments" is correct.

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    Re: grammar question

    Is "parent's arguments" correct too? My understanding is the word "parent" means either a father or a mother. Perhaps it is more precise to say whether it's the father's or the mother's argument. I know the word is usually used in the plural sense, but is it absolutely incorrect to use parent in a singular sense?
    Last edited by Secondtongue; 10-Mar-2008 at 21:25.

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