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plural and posessive s



szamoca
Hungary

plural and posessive s
 
Dear Colleagues,

One of my students wrote this sentence and I m not comfortable about the plural of the word sizes here. 

I think that mental differences between men and women don t depend on their brain sizes.

Wouldn t it be better:  their brains size

Thanks for your help.

27 Sep 2013      



cunliffe
United Kingdom

on the size of their brains is the natural utterance. 

27 Sep 2013     



szamoca
Hungary

Thanks a lot. Yes, this sounds more natural.

27 Sep 2013     



libertybelle
United States

I agree with cunliffe - your example sounds unnatural.

27 Sep 2013