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17 July 2011 —  Compound Possessive

Is the sentence grammatically correct?

 

Jennifer was sad when she and Brad’s marriage fell apart.
Jennifer was sad when she and Brad's marriage fell apart.

 

 

 

Click all the options that are needed.  Note that Jennifer and 'she' are the same person.
 

1.

Use a possessive pronoun for both people her and Brad's.

Jennifer was sad when her and Brad's marriage fell apart.  

 

 

 

 

2.

Jennifer was sad when Brad and her marriage fell apart. 

 

 

 

 

3.

Jennifer was sad when she and Brad's marriage fell apart. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Solution - lightbulb  Apostrophes 


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