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    #1

    's

    's
    which is the correct one?
    Claudius's wife
    Claudius' wife

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    words's effect
    words' effect

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    #2

    Re: 's

    Hi sash2008

    Claudius's wife <-s's is pronounced [sIz]>
    Claudius' wife
    words's effect <-s's is not pronounced [sIz]>
    words' effect


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    #3

    Re: 's

    Quote Originally Posted by Soup View Post
    Hi sash2008

    Claudius's wife <-s's is pronounced [sIz]>
    Claudius' wife
    words's effect <-s's is not pronounced [sIz]>
    words' effect
    Thank you teacher

    Please, I want more clarification
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    what about this?
    Claudius's conscience
    Claudius' conscience

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    Re: 's

    Quote Originally Posted by sash2008 View Post
    Thank you teacher

    Please, I want more clarification
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    what about this?
    Claudius's conscience
    Claudius' conscience
    Both are fine. It doesn't matter which noun follows Claudius.

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