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I'm always confused how to write a "something of something else" in English, especially when plural is involved. For example, what would be the correct way to write the following sentences in English:

There are three phones, each phone is of a different type:

  • Three types of phones?
  • Three phone types?
  • Three types of phone?

Similarly, there are several doctors, and each doctor has a car:

  • The doctors' cars?
  • The cars of the doctors?
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"Three types of phone" ("Three phone types" is also grammatically correct, but less usual).

"The doctors' cars" ("The cars of the doctors" is also grammatically correct, but clumsy).

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