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  1. emgh

    emgh Regular Member

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    Hey!

    My English is starting to get better, but i need some help. Would be very helpful if someone could just check those & see that they are correct, if not, tell me what's wrong! I would be forever thankful!

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    Poor me thought you were actually trying to improve your English. Whew!
     
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    #3 should be "grandma's." It shows she owns the house. "Grandmas'" is implying the house belongs to both grandmothers.

    #9 is "James's."

    #12 is "rhythm."

    I actually don't see anything else but it's 12:30AM here and I'm starting to crash so I may have missed some things.

    But those mistakes are super common OP; even I make them sometimes.

    Good job.
     
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    Thanks!
     
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    James' can be o.k. Both with and without the apostrophe, (i.e James's ) is used.

    The other one is "6 Week's vacation". It should just be "They have got 6 weeks vacation". No apostrophe.

    Apostrophes are used to indicate ownership or to indicate a missing letter - usually in a contraction.
     
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