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Why in this sentence (1) does it using the "apostrophe+s" ?

(1) You're a friend of Tim's, aren't you?
Yes that's right.


Why not (2)?
(2) You're a friend of Tim, aren't you?
Yes that's right

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Why in this sentence (1) does it using the  "apostrophe+s" ?

(1) You're a friend of Tim's, aren't you?
Yes that's right.


Why not (2)?
(2) You're a friend of Tim, aren't you?
Yes that's right
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