understanding of people or people' understanding. whic one is correct?
Jul 21, 2014 11:22 AM
Answers · 5
See my answer to your previous question. 1. the understanding of people This is correct but not very natural-sounding. 2. people' understanding This is wrong - you can't just put an apostrophe on its own at the end of this word. You can only do this with words ending in 's' (eg girls') The correct form is: people's understanding.
July 21, 2014
If you mean the 'understanding' had by, or belonging to people, the second is correct - but it requires 's'. e.g. People's understanding of many issues depends on their culture. People's knowledge/understanding of simple mathematics is often very limited.
July 21, 2014
I think the first one is correct.I saw that like that.
July 21, 2014
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