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Is bikes plural or possessive?

Is bikes plural or possessive?

possessive ‘sa2

Noun + ‘s or s’ noun
Singular Sam’s bicycle
Plural Sam and Emma’s house
my parents’ friends
my children’s toys

Is Carlos’s correct?

Both are acceptable. Some people just prefer Carlos’ to avoid the 2 s back to back. In the above examples, the possessive is made by adding an apostrophe plus an s to the word that possesses. However, if the word already ends in s, whether plural or not, it is acceptable to add an apostrophe only.

What is the possessive form of bike?

“The boy’s bicycle,” singular, and “the boys’ bicycles“, plural.

How do you know if a noun is possessive?

A possessive noun is a noun that possesses something—i.e., it has something. In most cases, a possessive noun is formed by adding an apostrophe +s to the noun, or if the noun is plural and already ends in s, only an apostrophe needs to be added.

What is Jesus possessive?

A: The form written with an apostrophe plus “s” (that is, “Jesus’s”) can represent either a contraction (short for “Jesus is” or “Jesus has”) or the possessive form of the name. The result is that your prayer could correctly be written with either “Jesus’ precious name” or “Jesus’s precious name.”

What is the possessive form of teacher?

Singular and Plural Possessive Nouns

teacher teacher’s
teachers teachers’
robin robin’s
robins robins’

Is the possessive pronoun?

The possessive pronouns are my, our, your, his, her, its, and their. There’s also an “independent” form of each of these pronouns: mine, ours, yours, his, hers, its, and theirs. Possessive pronouns are never spelled with apostrophes.

What is the possessive form of Ross?

The possessive form of almost all proper names is formed by adding apostrophe and s to a singular or apostrophe alone to a plural. By this style rule, you would express the plural of Ross as Ross’s. From The New York Time Manual of Style and Usage (1999): possessives.