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Apostrophes used to show possession

Hi there - the sentence reads 'Our students biggest thanks go to you.'

students, student's or students' ?

which might be correct, and why? Thank you. Joanne

Re: Apostrophes used to show possession

You do need a comma to indicate possession, but where it goes depends on whether it's one student or more than one:

(1) Our student's biggest thanks go to you. (one student)

(2) Our students' biggest thanks go to you. (more than one student)


A single student has the apostrophe before the s, as in (1), but if there's more than one it goes after the s, as in (2).





PaulM

Re: Apostrophes used to show possession

Many thanks!