Crime —costing the city millions of dollars each year— must be reduced.
Meaning : You're approaching this too logically.
You and I applauded the performance .
Apostrophe and Possessive
The apostrophe indicates possession. Do not use an apostrophe when you are just making something plural. You don’t need it. If you add an apostrophe, it means somebody has it.
* Bags does not equal bag’s
Example: Sarah’s handbag
Example: Scott’s toothbrush
Example: People were emerging from their brownstones.
Not: People were emerging from their brownstone’s.