English Grammar Possessive Pronouns
Learn English Possessive Pronouns Grammar

Grammar Level 2- Lesson Nineteen

In this grammar lesson, you learn about Possessive Pronouns in English and how to use it in your English conversation and writing. Just follow examples and write them down a few times to learn them very well. After finishing this lesson, you should work on its quiz.

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Possessive Pronouns

Subject
Possessive Adjective
Possessive Pronoun
I
my
mine

My shirt is red.

It’s mine.

(It’s my shirt.)

Subject
Possessive Adjective
Possessive Pronoun
you
your
yours

Yours is blue.

(Your shirt is blue)

Subject
Possessive Adjective
Possessive Pronoun
he
his
his

He’s not wearing his.

(He’s not wearing his shirt.)

Subject
Possessive Adjective
Possessive Pronoun
she
her
hers

Hers is blue.

(Her shirt is blue.)

Subject
Possessive Adjective
Possessive Pronoun
it
its
its

The strawberry is red.

Its skin is red.

(“Its” is hard to use as a possessive pronoun. It’s often better to use the possessive adjective instead.)

Subject
Possessive Adjective
Possessive Pronoun
we
our
ours

This is our website.

This website is ours.

Subject
Possessive Adjective
Possessive Pronoun
you
your
yours

 

Those uniforms of yours look great.

Subject
Possessive Adjective
Possessive Pronoun
they
their
theirs

My dog is brown.

Theirs are gold.

Note: it’s also possible to say, “Theirs is gold,” if they have just one dog.

A possessive pronoun is singular or plural depending on the antecedent. An “antecedent” is the word or words to which the pronoun refers.

Quiz for Possessive Pronouns

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