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Possessive Hi, there Should you say “The US’s both parties” or “Both of the US’s parties”? And “Both Israel’s political faith and its economic condition depend on this” or “Israel’s both political faith and economic condition depend on this”? Finally, would you say “Both of France’s teams won today” or “France’s both teams won today”? Thank you
Sep 17, 2019 7:02 PM
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“Both of the US’s parties” - fine “The US’s both parties” - no never “Both Israel’s political faith and its economic condition depend on this” - fine “Israel’s both political faith and economic condition depend on this” - never “Both of France’s teams won today” - fine “France’s both teams won today”? - never All the answer's structures are the same. Any pattern emerging?
September 17, 2019
But my question is about possessives
September 17, 2019
I think " both U.S parties" sounds more native. Not sure about the other sentence.
September 17, 2019
Hernandez
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