Possessive adjectives

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Possessive adjectives are words like my, your, his, her, their and our. Possessive adjectives express possession.


The words mine, yours, ours, theirs, his and hers are possessive pronouns, not adjectives. A possessive pronoun can stand alone. A possessive adjective, on the other hand, is used with a noun.


Sections in this article

Adjectives placed before nouns
Adjectives placed after verbs
Adjectives without Nouns
Adjectives: order before nouns
Kinds of Adjectives
Adjectives with and
Adjectives of quantity
Demonstrative adjectives
Adjectives of number or numeral adjectives