Free Basic English Grammar lesson: Pronouns – My, Your, his, her, its, our, your, theirs – Possessive Pronouns and possessive adjectives
A pronoun is a word that replaces a noun in a sentence, making the subject a person or a thing.
Whe do we need to use pronouns? We use them to avoid repetition.
Possessive pronouns express ownership or possession which is just another way to say that you have something.
Something belongs to a particular someone.
Something belongs to me, to you, to him, to her, to us, to them and so on.
If I want to say that I have something, I say that it is mine.
There are pronouns that behave like adjectives and pronouns that behave like nouns.
We have the same form for both singular and plural: