Example of  Possessive Adjectives

Possessive Adjectives

my                                 /  mai  /

your                              /  jɔː /

his                                /  his  /

her                               /  həː  /

its                                /  its  /

our                             /  aʊə  /

your                          /  jɔː  /

their                         /  ðɛː  /

Possessive Adjectives

Possessive Adjectives

 

Possessive adjectives are not independent words: my, your, her, our, your their, his and its must be followed by noun.

 

Examples of Possessive Adjectives

My car is here

Is this your car?

His favourite drink is juice.

Her mother is very nice lady.

This is our bus.

This is your car.

Their garden is nice place to have coffee.

 

Possessive Adjectives & Possessive Pronouns in  a sentence:

Examples both forms in a sentence

This is his desk and this is mine.

Her car is red, but hers is blue.

I know your mother but  I don’t know theirs.

She put her notebook on my desk.

Possessive adjectives my, yours, his, her, its, our, their are often used instead of the definite article before nouns denoting parts of our clothing or body.

 

Examples both forms in a sentence

Don’t keep your coat on.

Put on your hats boys.

She bit her lips .

He wash his hands.

The definite article, not the possessive adjective, is used if a part of the body does not belong to the subject of the sentence or the agent in passive sentences.

Examples

The arm is part of the human body.

I took my girlfriend by the hand.

The bully struck him on the head.

The Self-Pronouns

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Whoever, Whatever, Whichever

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

What – Relative Pronouns

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

That – Relative Pronouns

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Which – Relative Pronouns

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Whose – Relative Pronouns

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Whom – Relative Pronouns

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Who – Relative Pronouns

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Indefinite Pronouns and Adjectives – Either, Neither

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Indefinite Pronouns and Adjectives – Every, Each, All, None, Both

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Indefinite Pronouns and Adjectives – Some, Any, One

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Indefinite Pronouns and Adjectives

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Interrogative Pronouns – Which ?

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Interrogative Pronouns – What?

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Interrogative Pronouns – Whose?

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Interrogative Pronouns

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Interrogative Pronouns – Who ?

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Demonstrative Pronouns and Adjectives

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Possessive Pronouns

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Personal pronouns

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

Pronoun

Defective Verbs | Defective Verbs  in English language are - can, may, must, ought, should.Common characteristics of these verbs

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