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B15 Possessive Pronouns

Lesson Fifteen

Possessive Pronouns

Subject
Possessive Adjective
Possessive Pronoun
I
my
mine
you
your
yours
he
his
his
she
her
hers
it
its
its
we
our
ours
you
your
yours
they
their
theirs

A possessive adjective is used before a noun.

A possessive pronoun is not used before a noun.

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I am a teacher.

This is my website.

This website is

mine.
teacher

You are a student.

Is that your chair?

Is that chair

yours?
He is playing his guitar. The guitar is his.

This is a woman.

Her hair is red.

My hair is brown.

Hers is red.

This is a crocodile.

It‘s showing its teeth.

(“Its” is used for animals and things.)

We are working on our websites.

The websites are

ours.

(mine + yours = ours)

You are students.

You are in your classroom. This classroom is

yours.

They are children.

They are eating their popsicles. The popsicles are theirs.

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