Daily Grammar

Lesson 406

Mechanics - Punctuation - Apostrophes

Indefinite pronouns show the possessivePossessives show whose something is. by adding 's.

one's idea

Indefinite pronouns are pronounsA pronoun is a word that replaces a noun or a group of words used as a noun.
Source: Lesson 21
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. (Lesson 28)


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

1. Anyone guess is as good as mine.

Anyone's guess is as good as mine.

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

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

3. I think everybody views should be heard.

I think everybody's views should be heard.

4. No one vote should be left out.

No one's vote should be left out.

5. Is this anybody book?

Is this anybody's book?

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