When using possessive adjectives

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When using possessive adjectives, note the following:  Possessive adjectives agree with and are repeated before each noun.   J'aime mon père, ma mère, et mes sœurs . (I love my father, my mother, and  my sisters.)  Donne-moi leurs CDs et ta stéréo . (Give me their CDs and your stereo.)  Son  and  sa  can mean either  his  or  her  because the possessive adjective  agrees with the noun it modifies and not with the possessor  Sa mère , therefore, could  mean either  his  or  her  mother, because  sa  agrees with the word  mother , which is feminine.  Similarly,  son père  can mean either  his  or  her  father because  son  agrees with the word  père , which is masculine. The true meaning of the word can be determined only by the  context of the conversation.  The forms  mon, ton , and  son  are used instead of  ma, ta , and 
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This note was uploaded on 11/08/2011 for the course FR 101 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '08 term at Texas State.

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