4th Class English Use of Possessives Possession in Case of Noun

Possession in Case of Noun

Category : 4th Class

*     Possession in Case of Noun

 

  • When the noun is singular, possession is shown by adding's to the noun.
  • When the noun is plural and does not end in s, possession is shown by adding's.
  • When the noun is plural and ends in s, possession is shown by adding an apostrophe at the end.  

 

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(A) 

 

 

 

 

(B) 

 

 

 

 

(C) 

 

 

 

 

(D)

Singular Nouns

The passenger

Mr. john

The ticket of the passenger

The pen of miss eva

Plural Nouns

The soldiers

The birds

The guns of the soldiers

The nest of the birds

Plural nouns not ending in - s

Children

The women

The books for children

The purses of the women

Non - living objects

The chair's legs.

The coat's pocket

Add - 's

The passenger's  

Mr. John's

The passenger's ticket

Miss Eva's pen

Add - ' (only' , not's )

The soldiers

The birds'

The soldier's guns

The birds' nest.

Add - 's

Children's

The women's

The children's books

The women's purses

Means

The legs of the chair

The pockets of the coat

 

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