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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English-'s-'s1 /z, s/1 XXthe short form of ‘is’ John’s here. What’s that? She’s writing a letter.2 XXthe short form of ‘has’ Polly’s gone out. A spider’s got eight legs.3 XXa short form of ‘us’ used only in ‘let’s’4 XX spoken a short form of ‘does’, used in questions after ‘who’, ‘what’ etc that many people think is incorrect How’s he plan to do that?-'s-'s2 suffix1 XXforms the possessive of singular nouns, and of plural nouns that do not end in -s my sister’s husband Mary’s generosity yesterday’s lesson the children’s bedroom2 British EnglishXX the shop or home of someone I bought it at the baker’s (=at the baker’s shop). I met him at Mary’s (=at Mary’s house).
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