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Lesson 406

Mechanics - Punctuation - Apostrophes

 

Indefinite pronouns show the possessive by adding 's. Example: one's idea

 

Indefinite pronouns are pronouns that do not point out specifically. They point out generally. They include such words as another, any, anybody, anyone, anything, both, each, either, everybody, everyone, everything, many, neither, nobody, none, no one, one, other, others, some, somebody, and someone.

 

Instructions: Supply the apostrophes and "s" ('s) to make the possessives in the following sentences.

 

1. Anyone guess is as good as mine.

 

2. Someone stupidity is going to hurt everyone chances for success.

 

3. I think everybody views should be heard.

 

4. No one vote should be left out.

 

5. Is this anybody book?

 

 

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Answers:

 

1. Anyone's guess is as good as mine.

 

2. Someone's stupidity is going to hurt everyone's chances for success.

 

3. I think everybody's views should be heard.

 

4. No one's vote should be left out.

 

5. Is this anybody's book?

 




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