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Singular Possessives, Plural Possessives, Irregular Plurals

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Plural Possessive Paraphernalia
Write each sentence in the way requested for each section.
Section One: Singular possession. Write each word in a sentence in the singular possessive case:
man:
woman:
child:
sheriff:
estimate:
object:
mortal:
affectation:
pain:
advocate:
Section Two: Plural possession: Look again at section one. Write each word in a sentence in the plural possessive case.

Section Three: Plural only. Write each word in a sentence in the plural case only:
sheep:
deer:
shrimp:
player:
form:
secretion:
lounge:
defector:
cardinal:
establishment:

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I would suggest that the student consider the following options.
When finding the singular possessive case, we typically add "apostrophe s."
Consider the following examples:
man: I saw the man's foot.
woman: I heard the woman's child.
child: I smelled the child's diaper.
sheriff: I saw the sheriff's badge.
estimate: We could not determine the estimate's emphasis.
object: I saw the object's gleam.
mortal: He experienced a mortal's fate.
affectation: We did not ...

Solution Summary

Examples of singular possessives, plural possessives, and irregular plurals in English.

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