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Autor:  PPAULO
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  20/DEZ/2014 12:36 AM
Assunto:  KID'S/ KIDS'
 
Mensagem:  Until proven the contrary, to me, both are correct.  That is, if I had to answer the question from a test, I would pick  the one that stated "both are right".
I bet my bottom Dollar in this.


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http://www.grammar.cl/rules/genitive-case.htm


Notice that the pronunciation is the same for certain possessives:

My friend’s house = the house of my friend = 1 friend
My friends’ house = the house of my friends = 2 or more friends
You can usually distinguish whether the speaker is referring to one or two friends by listening to the context of what the speaker says.





I hope it helps. Ah, thanks for promoting me! I am not a teacher (just a learner), but it´s great to have such a cumpliment! thanks. 
;-) 


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
KID'S/ KIDS'  –  Louise  17/DEZ/2014, 2:58 PM
KID'S/ KIDS'  –  Teacher  18/DEZ/2014, 1:35 PM
KID'S/ KIDS'  –  PPAULO  19/DEZ/2014, 12:15 AM
KID'S/ KIDS'  –  Louise  19/DEZ/2014, 3:22 PM
 KID'S/ KIDS'  –  PPAULO  20/DEZ/2014, 12:36 AM
KID'S/ KIDS'  –  PPAULO  20/DEZ/2014, 12:42 AM
KID'S/ KIDS'  –  Teacher  21/DEZ/2014, 5:21 PM
KID'S/ KIDS'  –  Renan  21/DEZ/2014, 11:39 PM
KID'S/ KIDS'  –  CRS  22/DEZ/2014, 12:22 AM
KID'S/ KIDS'  –  Josi  22/DEZ/2014, 9:41 AM
KID'S/ KIDS'  –  Josi  22/DEZ/2014, 9:55 AM
KID'S/ KIDS'  –  PPAULO  23/DEZ/2014, 2:07 PM
KID'S/ KIDS'  –  Teacher  23/DEZ/2014, 10:20 PM
KID'S/ KIDS'  –  Thomas/USA  30/DEZ/2014, 12:45 AM

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