Cześć. Chciałam prosić o pomoc przy poniższych zdaniach.
1. London is England's capital.
2. Washington DC is the capital city of the USA.
Dlaczego raz używamy 's, a innym razem of? Przecież to są dwa praktycznie identyczne zdania...
is a marker of possession. Of
between nouns is a marker of relation.
The nation's capital
is not the same as the capital of the nation.
If it were so, log of wood
would be the same as wood's log
; piece of cake
would be the same as cake's piece
; ruler of men
would be the same as men's ruler
The good thing is you are asking these questions.
The capital of the USA is Washington City. It sits on a piece of land captured by force and known as the District of Columbia ever since (hence Washington, DC).
edytowany przez Janski: 18 mar 2019