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Possessive Pronouns. Possessive Pronouns . We use possessive pronouns to refer to a specific person/people or thing/things (the "antecedent") belonging to a person/people (and sometimes belonging to an animal/animals or thing/things). We use possessive pronouns depending on:.

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Possessive Pronouns
  • We use possessive pronouns to refer to a specific person/people or thing/things (the "antecedent") belonging to a person/people (and sometimes belonging to an animal/animals or thing/things).
we use possessive pronouns depending on
We use possessive pronouns depending on:
  • number: singular (eg: mine) or plural (eg: ours)
  • person: 1st person (eg: mine), 2nd person (eg: yours) or 3rd person (eg: his)
  • gender: male (his), female (hers)

Notice that each possessive pronoun can:

  • be subject or object
  • refer to a singular or plural antecedent
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Examples:
  • Look at these pictures. Mine is the big one. (subject = My picture)
  • I like your flowers. Do you like mine? (object = my flowers)
  • I looked everywhere for your key. I found John\'s key but I couldn\'t find yours. (object = your key)
  • My flowers are dying. Yours are lovely. (subject = Your flowers)
  • All the essays were good but his was the best. (subject = his essay)
  • John found his passport but Mary couldn\'t find hers. (object = her passport)
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Examples:
  • Here is your car. Ours is over there, where we left it. (subject = Our car)
  • Your photos are good. Ours are terrible. (subject = Our photos)
  • Each couple\'s books are colour-coded. Yours are red. (subject = Your books)
  • I don\'t like this family\'s garden but I like yours. (subject = your garden)
  • These aren\'t John and Mary\'s children. Theirs have black hair. (subject = Their children)
  • John and Mary don\'t like your car. Do you like theirs? (object = their car)
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