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Autor:  Andréa
E-mail:  não-disponível
Data:  24/MAR/2004 7:05 PM
Assunto:  Grammar - double genitive
 
Mensagem:  I always see the "double genitive" being used for people.
e.g A friend/relative/cousin/classmate of mine called me today.

But can it be applied for "things", too?

e.g: Peter´s parents will lend me some cds of theirs?

- The students make many mistakes. Some mistakes of theirs are too elementar.

- The child lost a toy of his.

- My mother hates it when someone breaks a vase of hers.

- The burglars broke into our house and stole some jewels of ours.

etc.....


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 English Made in Brazil -- English, Portuguese, & contrastive linguistics
 Grammar - double genitive  –  Andréa  24/MAR/2004, 7:05 PM
Re: Grammar - double genitive  –  pat  25/MAR/2004, 9:53 AM

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