his family or his family's courtyard

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his family or his family's courtyard

Post by ValQuelqueCh » Thu Aug 01, 2019 8:21 am

No sure whether I should write

he successfully left his family courtyard

or

he successfully left his family's courtyard

Thank you in advance

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Re: his family or his family's courtyard

Post by Alan » Fri Aug 09, 2019 6:24 am

Both are possible, but probably the most natural expression would be 'THE family courtyard'.

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