Possessives

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Possessives (Pronouns and Adjectives)

 

That’s MY bag = That’s MINE

Is this YOUR cat? = Is this YOURS?

They’re HIS books = Those books are HIS

That’s not HER house = That house isn’t HERS

Those are ITS teeth (= Those are its: not very common)

That’s OUR car = That car is OURS

This is THEIR problem = The problem is THEIRS

 

Notice:

His dog   (1 person, 1 dog)

His dogs (1 person, 2 dogs)

Their dog (2 people, 1 dog)

Their dogs (2 people, 2 dogs)

 

1. Jason has lost ………. keys.

2. Excuse me! That suitcase isn’t ………….- It’s  ……………!

3. I prefer Sarah’s living room than the one we have-………….. is off-white, and ………… is pink and orange!

4. I like Tony and Fiona, but ………….. children are little devils!

5. James! What’s ………….. opinion about Patricia’s plan? …………….. idea is to extend the shop.

6. Hello! This is………….  husband, Tom, and this is ………… son. Is that lovely girl ………..?

7. We have a new car! …………. old one has broken down. ……….. motor wasn’t working and  ……….  doors were falling off!

(his/yours-mine/hers-ours/their/your-her/my-our or my-yours/our-its-its)