[Grammar] Possessives.

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saloom2

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Hello everyone,

I am a bit confused with possessives I can't even used them, they are so easy, though. Anyway, My question is about: People and Animals we use ('S) things we use (OF), All right.

Well, University of Cambridge is a thing?, so I should say The party of university of Cambridge?


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I've no very clear idea of what you're trying to say, but I'm pretty sure you're wrong! ;-)

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ok! I will add examples to clarify. i'm so sorry!
 

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Some people teach that only people and animals can use apostrophe s for possessive. We can say "my cat's leg," but "my car's door."

In any event, even if you follow this rule a "university" is a collection of people, so you can say "the university's party."
 
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