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A picture of the king.

A picture of the king's.

What exactly is the difference between the two?

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closed as general reference by Matt Эллен, Roaring Fish, Hellion, MετάEd, J.R. Jan 10 '13 at 13:59

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I think you will find your answer in these questions. –  tchrist Jan 10 '13 at 11:55
    
Please see the double-genitive tag wiki for details. –  tchrist Jan 10 '13 at 15:19

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The first one is a depiction of the king. The second one is a picture owned by the king that could be of anything.

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I understand. Thank you for helping me. –  Yujin Jan 10 '13 at 11:39
    
You're welcome. –  tylerharms Jan 10 '13 at 11:55

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