Parts of Speech - Pronouns
Some personal pronounsPersonal pronouns refer to (1) the speaker or speakers, (2) those spoken to, or (3) those spoken about. Source: Lesson 21 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.
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.
2. Yours will be here tomorrow.
3. I like theirs best.
4. Should we go for a ride in his or hers?