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Possessive Pronouns

You will probably have noticed that the possessive pronouns have two forms – my, mine, your, yours etc. The forms my, our, your, his, her and their are actually possessive adjectives, not pronouns. They are used before a noun. My car has come. This...

Possessive Nouns

Follow these rules to create possessive nouns. With singular nouns, add an apostrophe (’) and s. girl: girl‘s manuscript student: student‘s ideas With plural nouns ending in s, add an apostrophe (’) after the s. girls: girls’ manuscript students: students’ ideas...

Possessive Adjectives

Possessive adjectives are words like my, your, his, her, their and our. Possessive adjectives express possession. This is my bag. Where is your daughter? I have never been to their house. It is our duty to serve our country. I saw her husband yesterday. I love my brother. The...

Possessives

That form of a noun phrase which indicates that it represents a possessor. Possessives are normally made by adding –‘s to the noun. Examples are: my mother’s friends, my father’s house, children’s books and...