Example of Possessive Pronouns and Possessive Adjectives
mine / mai /
yours / jɔːz /
hiss / his /
hers / həːz /
its / its /
ours / aʊəz /
yours / jɔː z /
theirs / ðɛː z /
Possessive pronouns are independent words : mine, yours, hers, ours, theirs, his and its cannot be followed by a noun.
Examples of Possessive Pronouns and Possessive Adjectives
This is mine.
I though this is yours?
Is David his brother?
Hers best idea is to wait.
Is this bus ours.
Is this car yours?
It is not fault of theirs.
Possessive Pronouns & Possessive Adjectives in a sentence: 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.