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Noun Rule Part 1 (Use of Apostrophe’s )

Noun Rule Part 1 (Use of Apostrophe’s )

In this article, we are going to learn the Use of Apostrophes. along with it, how can implement in a sentence . The point of view of exams, SBI, IBPS, SSC, Railways always asks 1 – 2 question in prelims and main exams. these questions are generally based on sentence improvements and you can be questioned to find an error in sentences.

How to Use Of Apostrophe’s

Rule 1 ->  Human Beings / With Animals
For Example – Man’s life , Cow’s tail

Rule 2 ->  when an inanimate substance is used as a human
For Example :

  • Death’s icy hand
  • Fortune’s Favourate

Rule 3 -> Words That tell Time
For Example :

  • A moment’s Delay
  • Week’s Leave
  • A month’s

Rule 4 -> with the weight telling words If we use ‘Weight’  word
For Example :

  • A ton’s Weight
  • a gram’s weight

Rule 5 -> Units of Money
For Example :

  • A Rupees’s Value
  • A Pound’s Worth

Rule 6 -> Before Word of Space
For Example :

  • A Needle’s Point

Rule 7 – >  with some dignified natural objects
For Example :

  • Sun’s Rays
  • earth’s area
  • mind’s eye

Rule 8 – >  the idea of keeping expressions short in certain circumstances
For Example :

  • The ship’s
  • The Train’s
  • The Plane’s

Rule 9 – >  Apostrophe’s should not be used when two consecutive nouns arrive
For Example :

  • rahul’s wife’s career (Incorrect )
  • the carrer of ram’s wife (Correct )

Rule 10 – >  At the end of any compound noun
For Example :

  • his son-in-law’s appointment
  • the govt of india’s plans

Rule 11 – >  Case in Apposition
For Example :

  • harman , my friend’s brother

Rule 12 – > If two nouns are closely related then use ‘s with the last noun
For Example :

  • ram and sita’s brothers

Rule 13 – > With Anybody / Somebody / Someone / Anyone / Everyone / No one /Everybody / Nobody
For Example :

  • Everybody’s business
  • nobody’s business

Rule 14 – >  If anybody / somebody else is used then ‘s will be used on else
For Example :

  • I dont like anybody else’s

Rule 15 – >  Each Other or One Another
For Example :

  • they like each other’s game

Rule 16 – >  A + NOUN + Of + Noun Construction
For Example :

  • a House of ram’s

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