Principles and Pitfalls of English Grammar

Chapter 8

Insert the correctly spelled prenominal genitive form of the word or expression in parentheses into the slot.

1. These books are mine and those are . (James)
2. The races at Royal Ascot always feature spectacular hats. (ladies)
3. The soldiers asked for three leave (days)
4. I can quite understand legendary fear of dogs. (postmen)
5. method was the forerunner of modern logic. (Socrates)
6. The name is Percy Grant. (person to ask)
7. Sally said she would introduce me to a friend of . (her)
8. I hope to return in time. (a week or so)
9. The Greek god name was Mercury in Roman mythology. (Hermes)
10. Could you buy me some flour at the ? (grocer)