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Rule "Possessive apostrophe error"

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Description: Possessive apostrophe error
Message: An apostrophe may be missing.
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/possessive-apostrophe/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • This is a transcript of the presidents speech from March.
    Correction suggestion: presidents', president's
  • This is a transcript of the Presidents speech from March.
    Correction suggestion: Presidents', President's
  • The darts trajectory is calculated thus:
    Correction suggestion: darts', dart's
  • My clients workspace has the premium account.
    Correction suggestion: clients', client's
  • The books page was cut out.
    Correction suggestion: books', book's
  • Blank noise doing a clothes installation to say
    Correction suggestion: clothes'
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • This is a transcript of the president's speech.
  • Publishers today are at loss...
  • Owen was seven years younger.
  • Today, Israel is a major arms supplier to the country.
  • He does not appear to be a viable option for the Buccaneers while Warrick Dunn is out.
  • After dinner, we played cards till eleven.
  • Tom laid his cards down on the table with a smile.
  • Have you tried the Shortcuts app?
  • My random thoughts day after day...
  • That is, the unwillingness to pay for the things society needs.
  • You are responsible for all things frontend related.
  • With these voices anything seems to work.
  • Please give Allen Kurzer 6 guest ids while we work on the agreements.
  • The results of each race are evaluated using the points system to determine two annual World Championships.
  • The Romans may have marked the centre of Londinium.
  • Universities A and B are old universities...
  • Keynesian economists argue that Keynesian policies were one of the primary reasons capitalism was able to recover following the Great Depression.
  • He made his final report to the Senate Foreign Relations Committee on U.S. affairs abroad.
  • He gave the customers chips or checks or premium points.
  • Legalized Abortion on Crime, authored by the economists Steven D. Levitt and John Donohue.
  • Gershwin overlays the slow blues theme from section B in the final “Grandioso.”
  • The English darts player is likely to win this tournament.
  • The main communications equipment failed.
  • Tell us who you think is the biggest winner in the comments section below.
  • The social upheaval played out in the clothes people wore.
  • She makes two claims in her Times magazine piece.
  • The darts tip is made of tungsten.
  • The functions sine and cosine take values between -1 and 1.
  • That baby does nothing but cry.
  • The anti-nuclear weapons movement went into decline for some years.
  • The incident resulted in a human resources complaint.
  • This will make the malicious programs spam the persons who have an entry in the address book.
  • The arms shipment is not satisfactory.
  • With the ability to impose boundaries on spaces comes the question of how...
  • Ginsberg and Shig Murao, the City Lights manager who was jailed for selling "Howl," became...
  • The devices comes in a number of variations where they can be...
  • The samples tests were not satisfactory.
  • The standards committee decided against shifting, and so ASCII ...
  • Much of the material in these articles comes from the CIA World Factbook 2000 and the...
  • A Waterford Crystal representation of the Ashes urn has been presented to the winners of ...
  • ...land and Australia was played in 1877, though the Ashes legend started later, after the ninth Test.
  • The upcoming Ashes series in 2013 will be held in England.
  • But not all the earnings news was cheery.
  • For these reasons marijuana cannot be legalized.
  • Every Avengers movie is great.
  • To flush the actions step by step from client to backend and back you need to perform following steps
  • He is a maths genius.
  • He is an operations manager.
  • The earnings release was scheduled for May.
  • ... voted against the ratification of New Start, a nuclear arms reduction treaty between the United States and Russian Federation.
  • In the old days friendship had more meaning.
  • In the old days friendship really had more meaning.
  • The American Film Institute was founded in 1967 as a national arts organization to preserve the legacy of American film heritage, educate the next generation of filmmakers.
  • As of 2001, he was still a part-time martial arts instructor there.
  • Zoom Video Communications, Inc. is an American communications technology company headquartered in San Jose, California.
  • The ING Group is a Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Amsterdam.
  • The measles vaccine is almost 100% effective.
  • The clothes hanger is always in the way!
  • The antiquities collection is housed in a state-of-the-art facility.
  • These are the words thou shalt speak to the children of Israel.
  • Historically, in various spiritual traditions people like me have been called Buddhas and Jivanmuktas.
  • The transfer to British Telecommunications plc of the business of British Telecom, the statutory corporation, took place on 6 August 1984 and, on 20 November 1984, more than 50 per cent of British Telecom shares were sold to the public.
  • TODO: ... including a Reuters photographer Gleb Garanich
  • Their main derivatives guy is Rabon Rabinovich.
  • It is unrecognisable as the state engulfed by crisis five years ago," said Charles Robertson, emerging markets analyst at ING Barings.
  • As well as being one of the native resources coal also contributes to regional cohesion.".
  • These certifications employ a proctored computer-based written examination followed by an oral examination (if required) and a practical performance-based skills examination administered by a trained and certified SpaceTEC® Examiner (STE).
  • Bacardi Limited (English: ; ; ) is the largest privately held, family-owned spirits company in the world.
  • Inhalation or smoking is one of the several means cocaine is administered.
  • To combat the inequalities people of color face...
  • The different experiences people of diff...
  • The following is a graph depicting the effects ocean acidification has had on marine wildlife.
  • I come to the spares partlet's say ...
  • The following is a graph depicting the effects ocean acidification has had on marine wildlife.
  • It's meant to highlight the ways identity gets confused with...
  • ...since in both cases money taken with...
  • The letters page was answered by 'Beavis and Butt-Head' or one of their supporting characters.
  • McKenzie and Perlin received credit for the idea on the letters page at Stern's insistence.
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ID: POSSESSIVE_APOSTROPHE [1]
Version: 6.0-SNAPSHOT (2022-09-28 20:33:03 +0000)