Lesson 23

Parts of Speech - Pronouns

Some personal pronouns are called possessives because they show whose something is. They are the following pronouns: my, mine, your, yours, his, her, hers, its, our, ours, their, and theirs. An example would be The money is mine. Mine tells whose money it is.

Instructions: Find the possessive pronouns in the following sentences.

1. The new car is his.

The new car is his.

2. Yours will be here tomorrow.

Yours will be here tomorrow.

3. I like theirs best.

I like theirs best.

4. Should we go for a ride in his or hers.

Should we go for a ride in his or hers.

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