Danh từ tạo thành sở hữu – possession theo hai cách: (1) chúng trở thành tân ngữ giới từ of,, hoặc (2) chúng thêm đuôi -’s (dấu nháy đơn kèm với -s). Hãy xem những ví dụ này:
- the roar of a lion a lion’s roar
- the color of the book the book’s color
- the children of Mrs. Diaz Mrs. Diaz’s children
- the prey of the wolves the wolves’ prey
Sở hữu được sử dụng để chỉ cho ai hoặc cái gì đó thuộc về:
- This is Ginny’s car.
- The kittens of an alley cat have a hard life.
Tải về bài tập:
Bài tập 1. Thay đổi cụm từ sở hữu in nghiêng thành sở hữu kết thúc bằng -’s.
EXAMPLE: The color of the car is red.
The car’s color is red.
- The center of the storm was just north of the city.
- The condition of the victims was very serious.
- I don’t understand the behavior of my classmates.
- The equipment of the lab was outdated.
- The efforts of each man helped to make the project a success.
- The many illnesses of the animals were evidence of the filthy conditions.
- The documents of the young lawyer were very impressive.
- The room was filled with the scent of the roses.
- A hunter captured the mother of the little bear cub.
- We drove to the northern border of the town.