Possessive pronouns

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Possessive pronouns show ownership. The possessive pronouns are yours, his, hers, ours, theirs, mine, whose.

Possessive pronouns are used without following nouns.

We do not use articles with possessive pronouns.

Note that the possessives my, your, his, her, its, our and their are determiners, not pronouns. Possessive determiners are used at the beginning of noun phrases.

Note the spelling of the possessive its. The contraction it's is not a possessive: it means it is or it has.

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