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How do you pluralize Jessica?
There are two ways to write the pencils of Jess:
- An apostrophe and “s” after her name, just like always, even though it looks a little clunky: Jess’s pencils are sharp.
- For those who do not like the look of so many “s”, you can eliminate the “s” after the apostrophe to make a cleaner possessive: Jess’ pencils are sharp.
Is this and that singular or plural?
This and that are singular. These and those are plural. We use them as determiners and pronouns.
Is it Jess’s or Jesses?
Thus “Joe’s bike” and “Jess’s bike” are both correct but “Jess’ bike” is incorrect. The incorrect form comes from a misinterpretation of another rule, which is that the possessive of every plural (not singular) noun that ends in an “s” is formed by a simple apostrophe.
Is S’s correct grammar?
1. Use an apostrophe +”s” (‘s) to show that one person/thing owns or is a member of something. Style guides vary when it comes to a name that ends in an “s.” Even if the name ends in “s,” it’s still correct to add another “‘s” to create the possessive form.
Which is correct Jesus or Jesus’s?
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. But in the expression you’re writing, it would clearly be the possessive.
Is as well as singular?
When “as well as” is attached to a singular subject, the subject stays singular (“ the astronaut [as well as the robots] is . . .”). Although grammatically correct, such a construction can sound awkward. Don’t be afraid to rephrase.
Is both followed by plural or singular?
Using “both” Both can be used with plural nouns on its own, or it can be followed by “of”, with or without an article. When followed by a plural pronoun, both must be separated from the pronoun by “of”. Both cannot be used with singular nouns, because it refers to two things.
Is Princess’s correct?
According to the general rule, the singular possessive should be princess’s—and this is acceptable. But the singular possessive can also be princess’ without the final -s, to avoid redundancy.
Is it Chris’s or Chris?
The truth is that Chris takes just an apostrophe only if you follow the rules in the The Associated Press Stylebook. In other style guides, Chris takes an apostrophe and an s: Chris’s. Form the possessive of singular nouns and abbreviations by adding an apostrophe and an s.
What are the 5 examples of apostrophe?
- Twinkle, twinkle, little star, how I wonder what you are. (
- O holy night!
- Then come, sweet death, and rid me of this grief. (
- O, pardon me, thou bleeding piece of earth. (
- Roll on, thou deep and dark blue Ocean – roll! (
- Welcome, O life!