Please review sentence below and advise if the use of "life's" is correct.

Unlocking life's potential for young adults.

  • This is a legit question about the genitive... – Nihilist_Frost Jun 17 '16 at 14:05
  • @Nihilist_Frost Is it wrong to say potential(s) of life ? – Cardinal Jun 17 '16 at 14:32
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    English allows both genitives. Saying "Life's potential" and "The potential of life" is roughly the same. The second way is more formal. – noah Jun 17 '16 at 15:05
  • I saw three expressions life potential *, *life's potential *, *the potential of life . – V.V. Jun 17 '16 at 18:07

Sounds correct to me (native American English speaker). The English genitive is fairly flexible, and this would be equally well understood as

Unlocking the potential of life for young adults.

but again, this is fine as written.

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