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3 grade grammar
There should be an apostrophe before the s. We add an apostrophe and then an s to make a singular noun possessive.
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 9:11pm by My Butt

Apostrophe
Is the apostrophe correct in this sentence? The trial embodied John Adams's strong inner sense of justice.
Monday, December 10, 2007 at 8:13pm by Michael

3 grade grammar
There should be an apostrophe before the s. We add an apostrophe and then an s to make a singular noun possessive. Dad's
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 9:11pm by Ms. Sue

English
8. Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from the following sentence. Were invited to the movies with Sam and Alex tonight. (1 point) apostrophe semicolon colon hyphen 9. For class tomorrow, I need you to bring the following paint, markers, and glue. (1 point) ...
Thursday, February 20, 2014 at 2:10pm by Tamara

Grammar
Write three sentences that use an apostrophe correctly. One sentence must use an apostrophe with a plural noun that ends in "s". The other two sentences must use the apostrophe in two different ways. 1. Tomís room is unorganized. 2. I believe Americansí should never use credit...
Friday, May 6, 2011 at 12:51am by Angelina

ENGLISH
The apostrophe is used when the two words are put together it is ---> it's When there is doubt, the possession use (for example: the farmer's cow)does not rate an apostrophe. So I believe you are correct.
Thursday, August 7, 2008 at 4:21pm by Damon

grammar
Also, apostrophe is used when discussing ownership. In this sentence the Jews belong to Poland so that is why the apostrophe goes before the "s" in Poland.
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 8:58pm by Timisia Lavia

French
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Sunday, December 16, 2007 at 4:40pm by SraJMcGin

English
No. Possessive nouns use an apostrophe and an s. boy's, boys', children's, woman's, uncle's, uncles' Possessive pronouns do not have an apostrophe. my, mine, your, ours, its, his, etc.
Tuesday, December 18, 2012 at 8:47pm by Ms. Sue

LA
7 apostrophe 8 apostrophe 9 semicolon 10 colon 11 semicolon
Monday, April 1, 2013 at 12:50pm by Anonymous

LA plz,plz help
Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from the following sentence. My best friends new dog wonít stop barking. apostrophe semicolon colon hyphen Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from the following sentence. At this store, youre invited to bring your pet ...
Thursday, March 6, 2014 at 11:25am by anonymous

Apostrophe
How do I set the apostrophe in these sentences: one dogs bed, Carlas house, my three brothers names, both players uniforms, Miguels favorite book, the poems title, the coaches office, four students projects.
Monday, December 10, 2007 at 8:13pm by dejan

Grammar
The comma belongs there. So does the apostrophe except that "several" makes the noun plural, right? Where will the apostrophe go on a PLURAL POSSESSIVE?? Also, did you see my post this morning on one of your questions late last night?
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 10:24am by Writeacher

English
Hello, just a quick homework question. How do you say: working for my sister's buisness - is it sister's with an apostrophe s or just s or apostrophe after s?
Monday, October 4, 2010 at 3:32pm by Eloise

LA
For questions 7Ė11, each sentence is missing one type of punctuation. Choose the letter of the punctuation that correctly completes each sentence. 7. The pet stores shelves were filled with items I wanted for my pets. (1 point) apostrophe semicolon colon hyphen 8. At this ...
Monday, April 1, 2013 at 12:50pm by Anonymous

Grammar
For questions 7Ė11, each sentence is missing one type of punctuation. Choose the letter of the punctuation that correctly completes each sentence. Key: ☺ = My Answer! 7. The pet stores shelves were filled with items I wanted for my pets. a. apostrophe ☺ b. ...
Thursday, April 11, 2013 at 11:32am by Jman

Grammar
The apostrophe needs to be there on "woman's" but not on "doctors" In this sentence, "woman" is in the possessive form because it's HER diagnosis. There is nothing for the doctors to own, though, so it's not a possessive word here. If you are confused about when to use ...
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 10:19am by Writeacher

english
I presume you mean 'apostrophe' The apostrophe here will show possession. The car belongs to Mike thus Mike's car needs a new muffler and new brakes.
Wednesday, November 10, 2010 at 8:12am by Dr Russ

Transcription
I'm on the fence about apostrophe or not in the following sentence. The possessive is not coming immediately before a noun or gerund; however, the English does belong to the gentleman. I realize a noun can show ownership to a noun that may have an adjective in front of the ...
Saturday, August 13, 2011 at 10:02pm by JJ

Literature;Antigone
why does the poem "Chicago" use apostrophe what is apostrophe? the use of it in this poem shows what? a. shows possession b. reveals the speaker's anxiety c. makes the poem confusing d. gives the poem immediacy i think its B or D
Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 7:43pm by y912f

Grammar
Good job! Eight of the ten are correct. 2. school's School is singular so you just need to add an apostrophe and -s to make it possessive. 6. Democrats' Here Democrats is plural, so you just add an apostrophe.
Tuesday, September 21, 2010 at 8:13pm by Ms. Sue

English
No. Chicken's is the singular possessive plural: chickens plural possessive: chickens' The rural to make a noun possessive is to add an apostrophe and an s. But when a word already ends in s, we usually just add an apostrophe.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014 at 8:49pm by Ms. Sue

keybording and word processing
20.The apostrophe is keyed with the .....finger. a.left third b..left fourth c.right third d.right fourth i went for d you always keep you left hand on letters JKL starting witg second finger so the 4 one is on the apostrophe
Sunday, July 13, 2008 at 7:02pm by martha

English
To whom do the feelings belong? That word needs to be possessive in form. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/apostrophe.htm
Thursday, June 3, 2010 at 8:42pm by Writeacher

Grammar
If you're referring to a single democracy or to the idea of democracy, then you need democracy's. If you're referring to several democracies (several countries that are democracies), then you need democracies'. http://apostrophe.me/
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 2:54pm by Writeacher

Language Arts (Please check!)
Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from this sentence. The pet store shelves were filled with items I wanted for my pets. a. apostrophe b. semi-colon c. colon d. hyphen ** Choose the type of punctuation that is missing from this sentence. Were invited to the movies...
Friday, February 21, 2014 at 9:09am by #1Student

English
The contraction for "it has" is "it's" -- does it look the same as the contraction for "it is"? Yes, it does! http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/apostrophe.htm
Saturday, March 28, 2009 at 4:43am by Writeacher

english
http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/apostrophe.htm
Monday, April 29, 2013 at 10:37am by Writeacher

Question
Fill in the blank with the correct word. 1.Regardless of what others say,I would advise you to_________ to George's judgement. (defer,differ) 2.All things considered_______ not a bad day,since morale is excellent. (it's, its) The apostrophe means it's is a contraction for it ...
Sunday, October 22, 2006 at 2:00pm by Miranda

Literature;Antigone
Not Antigone! Here's a GOOGLE Search on the poem Chicago & the apostrophe: http://www.google.com/search?q=apostrophe+in+poem+Chicago&ie=utf-8&oe=utf-8&aq=t&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&client=firefox-a Sra
Saturday, January 31, 2009 at 7:43pm by SraJMcGin

Apostrophe
Thanks. :)
Monday, December 10, 2007 at 8:13pm by Michael

Apostrophe
You're welcome! =)
Monday, December 10, 2007 at 8:13pm by Writeacher

English
Yes, ... or "its" (no apostrophe).
Friday, May 10, 2013 at 1:04pm by Writeacher

English
its (no apostrophe when it doesn't mean "it is")
Tuesday, February 14, 2012 at 2:35pm by Writeacher

english -I NEED HELP AGAIN
Almost _________ work would be better than ___________. anyone's hers anyone's her's anyones hers anyones' hers' When a possessive noun is used, (mother's, sister's, anyone's) use an apostrophe. When a possessive pronoun is used, (hers, his, its) an apostrophe is not needed. i...
Saturday, October 14, 2006 at 3:44pm by Kallie------

Grammar...
Is there an apostrophe? Her coat is different from that of her sister's.
Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 9:21pm by Anonymous

Grammar...
I think that the apostrophe would be redundant
Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 9:21pm by Summer

English
Where do you think you should put an apostrophe?
Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 7:06pm by Ms. Sue

Science
2*10^-8 what? What does the apostrophe represent after 8? Edge of what?
Friday, March 18, 2011 at 7:31am by drwls

Grammar
The sentence is correct. The possessive, "its," does not have an apostrophe.
Wednesday, May 11, 2011 at 12:24pm by PsyDAG

Grammar
I agree. An apostrophe is needed in "rivers."
Tuesday, May 17, 2011 at 4:10pm by Ms. Sue

English
O.k. Be sure to make it WRITER'S with an apostrophe.
Tuesday, October 11, 2011 at 6:59pm by Ms. Sue

apostrophe?
What follows "five business days?"
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 6:52pm by Ms. Sue

english
There should not be an apostrophe in 1930s. It's not possessive.
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 5:55pm by Ms. Sue

Grammar and Punctuation
Apostrophes are used for possessive forms (none here), contractions (one here), and a few types of plural forms. http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/marks/apostrophe.htm Scroll almost all the way to the bottom to read about the special plural forms. Read and study about ...
Tuesday, September 11, 2012 at 12:49am by Writeacher

english
Is the apostrophe in this sentence in the correct place? The men's uniform.
Monday, May 26, 2008 at 12:26am by Sam

English
I think that 2 is correct. If the word ends with an "s", then we do not add another "s" after the apostrophe.
Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 10:41pm by E.G.

com170
All is correct except you need an apostrophe in "sister's".
Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 5:57pm by Writeacher

Grammar-Punctuation
Almost -- one more apostrophe is needed.
Friday, May 13, 2011 at 4:41pm by Writeacher

Grammar...
You convinced me, Summer. With that wording, it does not need an apostrophe.
Sunday, February 24, 2013 at 9:21pm by Ms. Sue

english
The words in the following sentences include apostrophes to indicate possession (ownership): My brother's job includes fixing washers and dryers. Henry's shoes need to be polished before the dance. The boss's ideas need to be considered very carefully. These sentences have ...
Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at 12:29pm by Writeacher

english
Choose the word needing an apostrophe or an apostrophe and an s. If the sentences is correct, choose no error. 1. Why havent you dotted your jís? havenít **** jísí no error 2. Ounce for ounce, humans arenít as strong as most insects. humanís insectsí no error **** 3. Isnt ...
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 at 10:30am by jayson

english/language
yes. The contraction is "he's", the word with the apostrophe denoting a missing letter "i" in "he is"
Friday, September 7, 2007 at 1:19am by drwls

French
And because "Anne" begins with a vowel, "que" must be connected with an apostrophe.
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 at 8:54pm by Stuck

English
"Chris'" is what you want. The apostrophe without the s indicates possessive. It it pronounced like the s was there.
Thursday, April 22, 2010 at 10:41am by PsyDAG

English
men's not sure about families but i dont think so. no apostrophe
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 10:14pm by Gabby

English
1. Check the spelling of your first word. 2. Replace "an animal's" with "its" - no apostrophe!!
Monday, October 31, 2011 at 3:25pm by Writeacher

English
Children doesn't end in s. So we add an apostrophe s to make it possessive.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 at 9:51pm by Ms. Sue

proof read these 2 sentences
also, should boys and girls have an apostrophe?
Friday, December 21, 2007 at 2:23pm by Anonymous

ENGLISH
The apostrophe in "it's" is correctly used in sentence B, yes. But the use of the dash/hyphen there is incorrect. ??
Wednesday, August 6, 2008 at 8:52pm by Writeacher

9th grade English
you need an apostrophe on "Tybalts" in the last line. Nice job
Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 11:56pm by Ben

english
do i use and apostrophe when writing about someone (a noun) that has possession of something?
Wednesday, April 21, 2010 at 4:43pm by sharon

English
Apostrophe's Possessive Nouns The "middling class" include a towns shopkeepers.
Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 7:04pm by Macaila

English
Apostrophe's Possessive Nouns The wealthier peoples class was called the gentry.
Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 7:06pm by Macaila

English
What is the person's name? Jos? And I think you mean apostrophe, right? Not comma?
Thursday, February 24, 2011 at 9:51pm by Writeacher

english
No!! Do not use an apostrophe for a plural. Apostrophes are used to show possession.
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 8:47pm by Ms. Sue

eng
Yes. That's correct. You've used an apostrophe and s after Samantha to show that she possesses the dog.
Wednesday, December 12, 2007 at 1:13pm by Ms. Sue

english writing
Does this sentence sound alright with a correct apostrophe used in it. It's up to you to decide what to do.
Monday, August 10, 2009 at 10:42pm by betty

English
Apostrophe's Possessive Nouns Churches best seats were reserved for members of the gentry.
Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 7:02pm by Macaila

English
Where do you think you should place an apostrophe? Please see my previous response.
Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 7:04pm by Ms. Sue

English
Gabby is right. Since the families don't possess anything, we don't need an apostrophe.
Wednesday, December 15, 2010 at 10:14pm by Ms. Sue

English
Since this is a plural possessive, add an apostrophe after the 's." Refugees' is correct.
Thursday, October 4, 2012 at 5:38pm by Ms. Sue

Grammar
You form the possessive of all singular words with apostrophe ďs.Ē A) True B) False Answer is A
Wednesday, November 28, 2012 at 5:39pm by Marie

English
Apples is plural and ends in s. To make it possessive, we add an apostrophe after the s.
Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at 5:53pm by Ms. Sue

English
No personal pronoun uses an apostrophe to indicate possession. it's = "it is" (or "it has") its = possessive form of "it" Which one, do you think, B or C?
Friday, November 30, 2012 at 12:17am by Writeacher

English - Native speakers
Matt is right. There are times when people don't agree about whether to use just an apostrophe or apostrophe+s with a word that already ends in -s. Here's how I teach noun forms: For regular nouns: Singular = student, student's Plural = students, students' For somewhat ...
Wednesday, April 6, 2011 at 8:18am by Writeacher

English expression
The only thing I'd correct here is the placement of the apostrophe -- person's (singular possessive), not persons'. =)
Friday, March 14, 2008 at 3:40pm by Writeacher

VOCAB
Yes. That's a good use of the word. Now, just make sure you've capitalized My and Don't (note apostrophe).
Friday, February 13, 2009 at 9:57pm by Ms. Sue

Grammar
Yes, except for your question, "Are these sentence's punctuated correctly?" "sentences" does not need an apostrophe, as it is only a plural form.
Tuesday, July 14, 2009 at 11:04am by Anonymous

English
Apostrophe's Possessive Nouns In the middle class, a family's income was produced by both the husband and wife.
Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 7:05pm by Macaila

commas and apostrophes
Lynne Truss's book is excellent. It's funny, at times, but she explains clearly how to use these marks of punctuation. In addition, here are a couple of well done webpages to explain how to use these: http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/commas.htm and http://grammar.ccc....
Thursday, September 2, 2010 at 12:54am by Writeacher

English
One more thing: In "...regulated for Muslimís living in a..." -- there should be no apostrophe. In this sentence "Muslims" is plural, not possessive.
Friday, April 25, 2008 at 12:40pm by Writeacher

Grammer
One woman or several women?? There is no such word as childrens'; did you read through that apostrophe website I gave you?
Monday, November 16, 2009 at 2:54pm by Writeacher

2nd grade
Both sentences need an apostrophe to show possession. Where do YOU think you should put these apostrophes?
Monday, December 13, 2010 at 8:50pm by Ms. Sue

Grammar
Yes, remove the apostrophe; it should be just contractions (plural, not possessive). No commas; hyphen between brown and red.
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 at 10:56pm by Writeacher

Grammar
I went to the above link. wound is in regard to the dressing - so it would be possessive. Answer: keep the apostrophe.
Saturday, June 18, 2011 at 2:19pm by Leslie-To:Writeacher

FRENCH
Ah, je comprends - merci beaucoup. Ooops, I should have known to insert the apostrophe by "qu'anglais" - mea culpa!!!
Friday, February 13, 2009 at 11:46am by E.G.

English
No. The shopkeepers don't possess anything in this sentence. Please try again -- and type the word with the apostrophe in the right place.
Sunday, November 14, 2010 at 7:04pm by Ms. Sue

english
Proper use of apostrophe in sentence: Oklahoma's dust storms in the 1930's blew away tons of soil. Correct?
Wednesday, January 23, 2013 at 5:55pm by MJ

Algebra 1
10A) It appears to be b=30xa where a is 2100 ft^2 so I get 63000 BTUs (no apostrophe) B) a=b/30 24) dollars left = 36-d
Wednesday, November 5, 2008 at 10:14am by Dr Russ

English grammer
You need the article "a" before stable. I assume that should say, "branch's." The apostrophe is showing up strange on this computer.
Wednesday, June 30, 2010 at 11:20pm by MattsRiceBowl

English
This looks good -- except -- no apostrophe in individuals -- it's a simple plural and not a possessive Social Security should always be capitalized.
Sunday, June 5, 2011 at 8:33pm by Ms. Sue

english
Does the word times need an apostrophe after the e? Often timeís harmful words were accompanied by acts of violence towards Jews as well.
Monday, December 12, 2011 at 8:47pm by joe

English
Where is Beyonce from? There is an apostrophe on the last letter 'e' in "beyonce.' in a text book? Whay is that?
Thursday, March 8, 2012 at 11:55pm by rfvv

English
... and an apostrophe to make "Colonies" plural possessive: Colonies'
Sunday, February 13, 2011 at 7:42pm by Writeacher

English
3) email exchange. Apostrophe is not necessary, and there was a typo in exchange.
Thursday, March 22, 2012 at 8:48am by Lital

apostrophe?
five business days (does "days" need any punctuation
Wednesday, June 13, 2012 at 6:52pm by Anonymous

English
These are always tricky. It has to do with the word as it is before the apostrophe: girl's girls girls'
Monday, November 17, 2008 at 6:43pm by Writeacher

English
You should notice, though, that there should be NO APOSTROPHE on "fingers" -- it's a plural, not a possessive.
Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 10:09pm by Writeacher

grammar
Poland's Jews Poland is singular so the apostrophe goes before the s.
Thursday, October 13, 2011 at 8:58pm by Ms. Sue

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