Is it Charlie or Charlies or Charlie's

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I am writing a letter but do not know which version is correct can you help please:

I am writing this letter to express my concern for Charlies failure to meet his target in ICT.

I am writing this letter to express my concern for Charlie's failure to meet his target in ICT

I am writing this letter to express my concern for Charlie failure to meet his target in ICT

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I am writing a letter but do not know which version is correct can you help please:

I am writing this letter to express my concern for Charlies failure to meet his target in ICT.:?::?::?:

I am writing this letter to express my concern for Charlie's failure to meet his target in ICT:tick:

I am writing this letter to express my concern for Charlie failure to meet his target in ICT:cross:

Thank you

Only the second is right with a capital R. The third is wrong with a capital W. The first is not recommended, but very common.

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PS

'concern at/over' would be better than 'concern for'. Concern for something is positive: He showed his concern for the well-being of the natives by...'.

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It's a pleasure.;-) Incidentally, some people may have been surprised at my not marking the absence of the apostrophe as plain wrong. My point was that many readers wouldn't notice its absence, and many of those who did wouldn't care. There's no chance, given the context, of any misunderstanding.

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