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manilatimes - 14 days ago

The perplexing workings of the double possessive

For those who still get puzzled by the double possessive, I’m sharing the analysis I gave an English teacher in Iran four years ago for a big problem that stumped him. Farhad wrote: “I’ve been thinking about this grammatical question for ages. Please take a look at these three sentences: (1) ‘That was a good [ ]


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