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Possessive Form

Post by newbielearn » Tue Jun 25, 2019 1:40 pm

If I write "Loire valley's chateaux" what word is explained ? is it Loire Valley that is explained by chateau or Chateau which is explained by Loire Valley.

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Re: Possessive Form

Post by Alan » Thu Jun 27, 2019 7:39 am

From a grammatical viewpoint, the noun chateaux (strictly speaking, a French word rather than an English one, but...) is DETERMINED by the possessive noun phrase the Loire Valley's.

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