Is the possessive apostrophe "s" added to family? "I am a friend of Conor's and his family. vs I am a friend of Conor's and his family's?


The preposition of already denotes possession or association, so it is not necessary to write Conor's as well. "I am a friend of Conor and his family" would be correct.

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  • +1 And if the apostrophe is to be used, drop the of and put it only on the last item. (I am Conor and his family's friend.) – Jason Bassford Aug 1 '18 at 15:37

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