Brothers is the plural for brother. Brother’s is the singular possessive form of brother. Brothers’ is the plural possessive form of Brothers.
Brothers or Brother’s or Brothers’ are all pronounced the same way.
We use Brothers when we want to make the word “Brother” plural.
So it is:
I have one Brother.
I have two Brothers.
Brother’s is the possessive form of Brother. We use the possessive form of Brother when we want to show that one brother owns something.
This is my brother’s house.
We need to look after our brother’s plant.
Remember we are talking about only one Brother. You can replace brother’s with a name if that makes it easier to understand.
This is John’s house.
We need to look after John’s plant.
Brothers’ is the possessive form of Brothers. When the noun already ends in “s” and we want to make the word possessive, we need to put the apostrophe after the “s”.
This is our brothers’ house.
In this case, many of our Brothers live in the house and they own the house together.
In spoken English, it can be difficult to know whether you are talking about one brother or many brothers in the possessive because Brother’s and Brothers’ sound exactly the same.
What is the difference between brother’s and brothers?
Brothers is simply the plural of the word brother. Brother’s is the singular possessive of brother which means that your brother owns something.
Is Brother’s plural?
No, “Brother’s” is not plural. It is the possessive form of brother. “Brothers” is the plural of “Brother”.
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