in first example "La maison des Jackson est sur la gauche." can we use" de jackson" instead of "des jackson"?

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Yashika

Kwiziq community member

18 May 2018

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in first example "La maison des Jackson est sur la gauche." can we use" de jackson" instead of "des jackson"?

This question relates to:
French lesson "Expressing possession with 'de'"

Aurélie

Kwiziq language super star

18 May 2018

18/05/18

Bonjour Yashika !

Both sentences are correct, but mean very different things :)

La maison des Jackson  =  the Jacksons' / the Jackson family's house

La maison de Jackson  =  Jackson's house  (one person)

I hope that's helpful!
Bonne journée !


 

Yashika

Kwiziq community member

18 May 2018

18/05/18

Thanks a lot.

You are best :*

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