What Are Possessive Nouns?
To indicate that something belongs to someone or something, we use possessive nouns. This is often done by adding an apostrophe and the letter 's' ('s) to the end of a noun.
|Mike has a car.||The car belongs to Mike.||
This is Mike
|Kara has a doll.||The doll belongs to Kara.||
This is Kara
To form a possessive noun, we start with the name of the owner, add an apostrophe and the letter 's' ('s), and then add the name of the thing or object.
Here, it means that Sam has a car.
Here, it shows that Hannah has a pet cat.
'S can be added to both proper and common nouns. Here are some examples:
Talking about Family Relationships
The ('s) does not only show possession, it can also be used to show relationships. Look at the examples below:
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