elementary grammar test 153

Test # 153

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A farmer had two sons both of whom were not very ________ and avoided work if they could.

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Basic English Usage
Using the possessive '$ with inanimate objects

Don't Say:
Her room's window is open.

Say:
The window of her room is open.

Note:
However, we do Say: a day's work, a night's rest, a week's holiday,a pound's worth, etc., especially with similar measures of time. With inanimate objects we usually use the of structure. The door of the car. The leg of the table The surface of the water. With the names of places and organisations we can use either: London's streets = The streets of London Italy's climate. = The climate of Italy The school's main office =. The main office of the school.
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