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    Question Which is correct??

    Which sentence is correct?

    a. I went to my father's mother's house.
    b. I went to my father mother's house.

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    Re: Which is correct??

    a. I went to my father's mother's house.
    b. I went to my father mother's house.

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    Re: Which is correct??

    Could you pls. give me more notes about this rule?

    Thanks...

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    Re: Which is correct??

    a. I went to my father's mother's house.
    b. I went to my father mother's house.

    In a., above, there are two possessive phrases:

    1. father's mother <his monther>
    2. mother's house <her house>

    In joining the two phrases together, you need to omit the redundant word (note that, mother occurs twice, so one of those nouns is omit) and we get,

    father's mother's house

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