Hi,

If we are thinking about heterosexual relations, I think Abo Hamza meant to say:

He is the girl on the right's fiancé (= He is the fiancé of the girl on the right) ("fiancé" is masculine).

or

She is the boy on the right's fiancée (= She is the fiancée of the boy on the right) ("fiancée" is feminine).

Abo's doubt seemed to revolve around the possibility of using the genitive case with nouns postmodified by a prepositional phrase: the girl on the right, the boy on the right. The answer is that, though possible, the result can be awkward.

I agree with Gustavo's answer. It might help to vary the terms of the example:

  • It is the girl on the right's dog.

That sentence means that the dog is the dog belonging to the girl on the right.

  • It is [the girl on the right]'s dog.

We're seeing a phrasal possessive. The apostrophe + "s" (possessive morpheme) attaches to the entire noun phrase "the girl on the right," headed by "girl."

P.S. to Abo Hamza: I changed the thread title, originally "Is this sentence correct?"

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