blutoonwithcarrotandnail wrote:The thousands of people
because 'people' is the possesion of 'thousands'
blutoonwithcarrotandnail wrote:but what if the sentence was
The thousand ran quickly
Why would 'ran quickly' be in the genative?
spiphany wrote:Verbs do not have cases.
The use of the genitive after "thousand" only refers to words which are dependent on the noun, i.e, other nouns & adjectives.
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