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April 08, 2017


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Dear Simon,
Everyday is an adjective, not a Noun, which is applicable to possessive case. Therefore, it is incorrect to use everyday's life.

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My answer is "wrong',cause 'everyday' is a adj.It's not reasonalbe to add 's' behind a ajd.

Hi Simon,

Thank you very much for your job.

I think the second sentence is incorrect. Because "everyday" is an adjective and "life" is a noun so this phrase should be "everyday life".

Waiting your answer.

Best Regards
Duyen Nguyen

why don't using "daily life" instead?

No, I think the second sentence is not correct. I have never seen people using "everyday's life", it is much more common to see the phrase " part/ feature of everyday life/ daily life". I guess the student must have mistaken everyday as a noun, but I have just looked it up in the dictionary and it's an adjective.

The second sentence is wrong because if you put 's it does shows ownership..i think..

I agree with above comments tht 2nd sentence is wrong..

I think everyday means Daily and it is an adjective not a noun.
That is strange to say daily┬┤s Life.

Second sentence is incorrect because apostrophe is not recommended in academic writing . The meaning also changed: everyday's life means what is going on in life in general day by day not the city's life.


"everyday life" is a very normal phrase in English. As a few people wrote above, "everyday" is an adjective, so it's the same as writing "daily life". We don't say "everyday's life" or "daily's life".

oh! great

OK, great thanks.

Hello everybody!

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Regards, Firdavs.

Thank you Simon

Great! Much appreciated Simon! Keep up the good job!

Kindly mention the correct answer.

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