Where do you place the apostrophe?

Today I was writing a letter and I could not remember where to place the apostrophe in possessives of irregular plural nouns. I wanted to say the children’s Easter Egg hunt will be moved indoors due to the inclement weather.If the word is an irregular plural like children (from child), women (from woman), men (from man), you place the apostrophe after the word and add an “s” just like for singular nouns like The horse’s mouth.

This link explains the rule: http://www.grammargoddess.com/possessives.htm

Tire suas dúvidas sobre os tempos verbais, baixe um guia grátis da English Live: Guia de Tempos Verbais em Inglês. Ele contém um resumo bem estruturado para revisar os conceitos que você aprendeu na escola. Clique aqui e saiba como baixar!

Mary

Mary Ziller

I’m Mary Ziller. I tutor ESL at the IHM Lteracy Center in Philadelphia. I lived a year in Brazil where I became certified to teach English as a Foreign language.

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