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Possessive adjectives & pronouns



We use them to say that something belongs to someone.


Possessive adjectives:

I..................my

You.............your

He...............his

She.............her

It................Its

We..........our

They.......their

Examples:

My car is old.

Your house is large.

His flat (apartment) is clean.

Her cat is fat.

Its colour is black.

Our garden is small.

Their parents live in Spain.


These pronouns go AFTER the noun ( car, dog, man...).

I..................mine

You............yours

He..............his

She............hers

It...............its

We..............ours

They...........theirs

Examples:

The car is mine.

This book is yours.

She is a sister of his.

He is a brother of hers.

Parents of ours are on holiday in Italy.

The dog of theirs is very ugly.

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A quick test

  • What is ........ name?

    you
    your
    you're
    yours

  • ....... name is Tom.

    I
    Me
    My
    Mine

  • Is this ....... book? Yes, it is.

    you
    you're
    your
    yours

  • ..... car is black.

    He
    He's
    His
    Him

  • ....... dog is white.

    Her
    Hers
    She
    She's

  • This flat is ........

    us
    our
    we
    ours

  • ........ teacher is from Ireland.

    We
    Us
    Our
    Ours

  • ......... children are small.

    They
    Their
    Theirs
    They're

  • That dictionary is .........!

    me
    my
    mine
    I

  • That new bicycle is ...........

    yours
    your
    you
    you're

  • The house of ....... is not very large

    them
    they
    theirs
    their