Tom and Jerry disturbed each others' peace.Why it's wrong to use ''each others' '' here Tom and Jerry=They So plural subject,therefore ''each others' '' and not ''each other's ''
Jul 12, 2019 11:07 AM
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Thank you Trina.
July 12, 2019
The word 'each' shows a single person/object or a group of people/things as a single unit. When we use 'each', we refer to someone or something ONE AT A TIME. So, the word each always take an inflected verb form -s (takes, bakes) and the words is, has, and was. "Each other's peace" refers to Tom's peace and Jerry's peace ONE AT A TIME. Well, just remember that the word 'each' simply signals the next word to be in singular form. That's just the rule.
July 12, 2019
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