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What's the difference between "of the/of" and " 's"?

For example: Lord of the rings and Marie's Car.

For learning: English
Base language: English
Category: Language



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    'Of' indicates something's origin or composition.

    A bar of gold = a bar made from gold
    Mary of London = Mary, who comes from London (every person's name used to say where they came from in this manner, but has since been replaced by last names).
    George of the jungle = George, who is from the jungle

    It can be extended to possession:
    Marie's car = a car of Marie
    George's couch = the couch of George
    The son of Bill = Bill's son
    King of the jungle = The jungle's king
    Lord of the Rings = The rings' lord.

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