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Please, teachers, could you proofread these sentences?
1) What's the name of the England's Prime Minister?
2) What's the England's Prime Minister's name?
3) What's the name of the Prime Minister of England?
4) What's the England Prime Minister's name?
What would be the simplest and best way of asking that question?
So, Anglika, is it not possible to use the ['s] in those sentences?
If you want to ask about someone or something in relation to a country, then either use the possessive of the country: Brazil's parliament OR the parliament of Brazil, or use the adjective: the Brazilian parliament.
What's the name of the Prime Minister of England? Why not?
What's the name of the President of Brazil?
As far as I know, the Great Britain is normally used to mean the island which includes England, Scotland and Wales. Great Britain and Northern Ireland together are called the United Kingdom. Right? I think I missed this class!
Ok, there's no Prime Minister of England. Here's a comment about this:
WikiAnswers - Who is the Prime Minister of England
Tony Blair to Resign as Prime Minister of England - Associated Content
However, people have written like that, that's why I was confused.
Last edited by Offroad; 14-Apr-2008 at 02:12.
yeah, I got it, thanks Banderas. I think I have to travel to Great Britain in order to learn some about its history and culture, and of course, its language. I mean, aren't they the same thing?
Last edited by Offroad; 14-Apr-2008 at 03:48.