Saxon genitive problems Hi guys, can you hep me whit the below phrases? Is saxon genitive corret? Manager's assistance Costumer' assistance Everyone’s body temperature is 37° C It’s a 700 kilometers’ journey. Where is the nearest chemist's? (" 's " means the shop) Many thanks!
Nov 20, 2017 1:04 PM
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Adding -'s is OK in most of the phrases, but not the one about the journey. It needs to be: "It’s a 700-kilometer journey." We can use "number + singular noun" with a hyphen, and that works as an adjective.
November 20, 2017
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