Possessives are forms that we use to talk about possessions and relationships between things and people. They take different forms depending on how they are used.

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Sir please explain when it could mean in aggregate and when it means seperatly

Hi A H Wani,

'in aggregate' means together. In other words, if there are two people, 2,500 each, which is 5,000 together.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello, I can't view any article of possessives pronouns lession
What happend ?

Hi PhmNgocNghia,

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Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

Hello,

I have a question. If someone asks "What type of food does your cat eat?" Which sentence will be right?

A.- It eats cat food.

B.- It eats cat's food.

Thank you in advance.

Hello Gema Konka,

The first sentence is correct.

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

Thank you!

Sir,
There is something going on in the house next to ours or our house ? I think both the opinions are available here as to which we choose 'ours or our house' right?

Hello SonuKumar,

Both forms are grammatically correct, but 'in the house next to ours' is much more commonly used than 'in the house next to our house' because it is shorter and also unambiguous.

All the best,
Kirk
The LearnEnglish Team

hi

a proposition can come before a question word. for example :

1. which warehouse were the goods stored in? = in which warehouse were the goods stored? or
2. who did you obtain the information from= from whom you obtain the information?

and I know we do this because it is more formal but for "what about" and looking for" is not the same. for example, if we say :
3. "about what are you worrying?" instead of "what are you worrying about?"
4. "for what are you looking?" instead of "what are you looking for?"

these are incorrect.

I want to know why we can not use this rules for the example number 3 and 4 and I want to know are there anymore?

thank you in advance

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