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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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    Solution Preview

    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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