nobody home, nobody's home

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jeab
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nobody home, nobody's home

Postby jeab » Thu Aug 26, 2004 11:01 am

A. Nobody home
B. Nobody's home

What is the difference between A and B?

Are both of them mean 'no people stay at home'?

Why is it not 'Nobody is at home'

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Postby bwkcaj_ca » Sun Sep 12, 2004 6:36 am

"Nobody is at home" is correct but we often say "Nobody's [is]home"in informal English


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