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Possessive Nouns

Denny Davis
28/08/2019 0 0

A Possessive Noun shows belonging, or something that is yours or someone else’s.

Examples:    The house that belongs to Diana = Diana’s house

           The car that belongs to James = James’s car

           The book that belongs to Sandhya = Sandhya’s book.

Singular and Plural Possessive Nouns

 For singular possessive nouns, we use an apostrophe (’) before s.

Examples:    The house that belongs to Diana = Diana’s house

           The car that belongs to Ashok = Ashok’s car

For plural possessive nouns, we use an apostrophe (’) after s.

Examples:     The mess of the officers = Officers’ mess

           The class of the students = Students’ class     

Convert the sentence to a possessive noun

Write down a possessive noun for each of these sentences, as shown in the example.

 Example: The house of Vinit.               Vinit’s house

  • The pen of Mary.          __________            
  • The book of Shankar.       __________
  • The phone of Shilpa.        __________
  • The computer of Rohan.     __________
  • The office of staff.          __________
  • The union of workers.       __________
  • The classroom of students.    __________
  • The playground of children.   __________
  • The bat of Sachin.          __________
  • The shoes of Rajiv.         __________


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