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Which sentence is the most natural?

  1. I visited Tom and Mary's school.
  2. I visited Tom's and Mary's school.
  3. I visited the school of Tom and Mary.
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    Although it doesn't answer your question, another alternative is to paraphrase, perhaps something like the school Tom and Mary go to or the school Tom and Mary run, depending on the specific relationship you're trying to express. – snailcar Sep 29 '15 at 6:47
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Without further context, I consider that Tom & Mary are the students.

So,

if the two persons belong to the same school, I think the natural way is

I visited Tom and Mary's school

If both are in different schools, it can be

I visited Tom's and Mary's schools (note the plural)

The same thing can be applied to the third instance.

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