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Possessive Adjectives

The businessman is driving his car.

Mr Pan is playing with his baby.

This is my wallet.

That is your wallet.

Its shell is green.

That  jug is theirs.

This  clock is ours.

What are the words showing possession in the above pictures?
They are his, her, my, your, its, their and ours.  They are called Possessive Adjectives.

A Possessive Adjective is used to show the object following it belongs to someone or something.

To show that ‘I have a box’ , we can use the possessive adjective ‘my’ .

Example: This is my box.

This shows that the box belongs to me.  The possessive adjective must be followed by a noun.

These are the nouns and their possessive adjectives: