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Autor:  Lucina Sanches
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Data:  05/OUT/2016 11:08 PM
Assunto:  genitive case using twice
 
Mensagem:  "they meant to hit the house of Gordon's brother's killer"
Is it common to use the  Genitive twice and in a sequence  ? It sounds confusing to me.  Wouldn't it be clearer to rewrite as  the killer of Gordon's brother ? This sentence I grab from an article , so it was written by a native. I assume it is the way they use it, but since I didn't see this structure very often I wonder if I should write like that or using of. Any suggestion ?


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 genitive case using twice   –  Lucina Sanches  05/OUT/2016, 11:08 PM
genitive case using twice   –  PPAULO  06/OUT/2016, 12:17 AM
genitive case using twice   –  PPAULO  06/OUT/2016, 12:21 AM
genitive case using twice   –  Wauber.  08/OUT/2016, 5:56 AM
genitive case using twice   –  Luciana Sanches  10/OUT/2016, 8:23 PM
genitive case using twice   –  PPAULO  11/OUT/2016, 1:14 AM

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