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Can I replace "the location of my school" with "mine's", assuming what I mean is already clear to others by using a possessive?
If so, what do we call that kind of possessive?
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Hi,
Can I replace "the location of my school" with "mine's", assuming what I mean is already clear to others by using a possessive?
If so, what do we call that kind of possessive?

Can you give an actual sentence as an example of what you are asking about, please?

If you are thinking about something like
You tell me the location of your school and I'll tell you the location of my school.
then you'd say
You tell me the location of your school and I'll tell you the location of mine. Not mine's.

On the other hand,
You tell me your school's location and I'll tell you my school's location.
becomes
You tell me your school's location and I'll tell you mine's.

Best wishes, Clive
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Hi,
Can I replace "the location of my school" with "mine's", assuming what I mean is already clear to others by using a possessive?
If so, what do we call that kind of possessive?

Can you give an actual sentence as an example of what you are asking about, please?

If you are thinking about something like
You tell me the location of your school and I'll tell you the location of my school.
then you'd say
You tell me the location of your school and I'll tell you the location of mine. Not mine's.

On the other hand,
You tell me your school's location and I'll tell you my school's location.
becomes
You tell me your school's location and I'll tell you mine's.

Best wishes, Clive