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English Adjectives

Possessive Adjectives

Overview | Order | Comparative | Possessive | Superlative

Possessive adjectives are used to show ownership or possession.

Subject pronoun Possessive adjective

Singular

I my
you your
he his
she her
it its

Plural

you your
we our
they their

For example:

  • I own a laptop. = It is my laptop.
  • You own this computer (I presume). = It is your computer.
  • David owns a black car. = It is his car.
  • Karen owns a house. = It is her house.
  • We hope you all enjoy these lessons. = They are your lessons.
  • The dog has a food bowl. = It is its food bowl.
  • We love this website. = It is our website.
  • Manchester United own a football ground. = It is their football ground.

!Note - You - Your = the same for singular and plural.

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