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Lesson 409

Mechanics - Punctuation - Apostrophes

 

Use the apostrophe with expressions of time, space, and amount. Example: He bought a dollar's worth of ice cream.

 

Instructions: Supply the apostrophes to make the possessives in the following sentences.

 

1. You are to be here in two hours time.

 

2. Can you spare a moments time to help me?

 

3. That store sells a quarters worth of candy for a dime.

 

4. The child had three pennies worth of candy in his sack.

 

5. To finish this job will take four days work.

 

 

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Answers:

 

1. You are to be here in two hours' time.

 

2. Can you spare a moment's time to help me?

 

3. That store sells a quarter's worth of candy for a dime.

 

4. The child had three pennies' worth of candy in his sack.

 

5. To finish this job will take four days' work.

 






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