In this sentence, I don't understand why there is a 's at the end of "one another":

We are constantly making comparisons to one another's success.

Does this sentence make sense? If not please help me fix it. Thank you.

  • We're constantly comparing the degree of each other's success.
    – Ricky
    Feb 27, 2019 at 2:18

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"One another" typically holds the same meaning as "each other". It means "Every member in a group of two or more"

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    The question is about the possessive.
    – Lawrence
    Feb 27, 2019 at 2:57
  • As I said, it has the same meaning as "each other".
    – Mattark
    Feb 27, 2019 at 6:08
  • That’s not the possessive.
    – Lawrence
    Feb 27, 2019 at 9:28
  • The success belongs to one another
    – Mattark
    Feb 28, 2019 at 1:15

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