? asked in Education & ReferenceWords & Wordplay · 2 months ago

6th grade english: Choose the correct form?

A. Both drivers' brakes

B. Both driver's brakes

A. The women's voices

B. The womens' voices

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  • 2 months ago
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    ROFL.  The first pair had me thinking there were two brakes for each driver, somehow. The "both" ought to apply to drivers, not brakes.  The brakes of both drivers; both drivers' brakes.  It ought to be "each" driver's brakes though, I think.  They do not share the same brake or brakes, they each have their own brakes.

    First should be A and the second should also be A.  womens is not a word, ever, so you can never write " womens' " anything. women is a plural of woman.  No ess.

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