Lesson 407 – Mechanics – Punctuation – Apostrophes

If the indefinite pronoun is followed by “else”, then that word takes the apostrophe. Example: Somebody else’s lock is on my locker.
Instructions: Supply the apostrophes and “s” (‘s) to make the possessives in the following sentences.
1. Someone else effort caused the needed result.
2. We should always be aware of somebody else pain.
3. Everyone else coat has been hung up.
4. Does anyone else need mean anything to you?
5. No one else houses were damaged by the storm.
–For answers scroll down.

Answers:
1. Someone else’s effort caused the needed result.
2. We should always be aware of somebody else’s pain.
3. Everyone else’s coat has been hung up.
4. Does anyone else’s need mean anything to you?
5. No one else’s houses were damaged by the storm.

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from Daily Grammar Lessons Blog http://dailygrammarlessons.blogspot.com/2016/04/lesson-407-mechanics-punctuation.html

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