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Review About Possessive Pronoun Specifically Its Meaning & Examples

POSSESSIVE PRONOUN – Here are the meaning and examples of Possessive Pronoun.

The part of speech in English that replaces a noun in a sentence is the pronoun. Its main purpose is to avoid repetition of nouns in a sentences forming paragraphs.

The said part of speech has a lot of kinds including the Indefinite Pronoun, Interrogative Pronoun, and the Demonstrative Pronoun. Each has its own function.

Aside from the aforementioned types of pronouns, another type of pronoun is the Possessive Pronoun. In this article, we will discuss about this type and as well as give some examples.

Possessive Pronoun

POSSESSIVE PRONOUN

What is its meaning?

Based on Grammar, pronouns under this type are those that do not only replaces the nouns in the sentences but also show ownership. Here is a list of the some of the examples of pronouns under it:

  • his
  • hers
  • mine
  • yours
  • ours
  • theirs

Sample Sentences:

  • Original Sentence: The blue jacket that was found by Simeon at the court belongs is Gerard’s.
  • New Sentence: The blue jacket that was found by Simeon at the court belongs is his.
  • Original Sentence: Gather all the beautiful dresses at the shopping malls and pay it using that credit card which is Daphne’s.
  • New Sentence: Gather all the beautiful dresses at the shopping malls and pay it using that credit card which is hers.
  • Original Sentence: The folders you found at the office have lesser content than my folders.
  • New Sentence: The folders you found at the office have lesser content than mine.
  • Original Sentence: The performance that stood out among all the participants is that of my group.
  • New Sentence:
    The performance that stood out among all the participants is ours.
  • Original Sentence: The cake on the table is reserved for Janine, Tirso, and Rhianne.
  • New Sentence: The cake on the table is theirs.
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