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    #1

    this purse is...

    I still can't figure out how we exactly use the reflexive pronouns in multiply situations with other pronouns.

    For example, which one of the the clauses below is correct?:


    This purse is one of the students' from my class.

    or

    This purse is my class student's.


    Thanks for any tips

    p.s.: i know it could be also expressed like: This purse belongs to one of my students from my class, but I want to know how it functions in the previous examples only. Thanks

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    #2

    Re: this purse is...

    I would say it as "This is one of my students' purse."

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    #3

    Re: this purse is...

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    I would say it as "This is one of my students' purse."
    ...and when I wanna emphasize she/he is from class?

    thanks


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    #4

    Re: this purse is...

    Would that not be implied in "my student"?

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    #5

    Re: this purse is...

    Quote Originally Posted by Anglika View Post
    Would that not be implied in "my student"?
    The student doesnt have to be 'my' student (I am not their teacher). They could be explicitly only from my class. Well, we probably can say "this is one of my felow-students' purse", can we?


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    #6

    Re: this purse is...

    Yes! It was the "my student" that misled me.

    This is one of my classmates' purse
    This is one of my fellow students' purse

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    #7

    Re: this purse is...

    What about?
    Ex: This purse is my classmate's.

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    #8

    Re: this purse is...

    Quote Originally Posted by jirikoo View Post
    ...and when I wanna emphasize she/he is from class?

    thanks
    Please say "...and when I want to..." "wanna" is not correct written English, even if you speak in that way.

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