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Posted by on Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 6:21pm.

IN WHICH OF THE FOLLOWING SENTENCES IS THE POSSESIVE USED CORRECTLY?
A. The boy's basketball team plays every
Friday, but the girls play every other Thursday.
B.Their's is the first bus to arrive at school every morning.
C. The childrens' activity period lasts 15 minutes.
D. Carl's and Sara's schoolbooks are on the kitchen table.

I think the answer is A
Am I correct

  • ENGLISH - , Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 6:29pm

    D is correct.

    It is not A because "boys" is plural (referring to a whole team), so the apostrophe in that case comes after the s. One boy does not own the team.

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