Which of these two is better & why?
Both are understandable, but you have to be careful how you construct your sentence.
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House"s roof collapsed yesterday.
Doesn"t work, because I don"t know what house you"re talking about. There are millions of houses. You need to lớn say
My house"s roof collapsed yesterday.
Which is a perfectly acceptable setntence.
The roof of the house collapsed yesterday
Is perfectly clear, but a little more formal. I would still say
The roof of my house collapsed yesterday
Unless you were in a conversation where the phrase "the house" is unambiguous, such as if you were discussing it with the contractor who built your house in the first place.
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