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Possessive AdjectivesLangpill.comPossessive AdjectivesIntroduction1) An adjective is a word or set of words that modifies (i.e. describes) a noun (e.g. girl, boyetc.) or pronoun (e.g. we, it etc.). Adjectives may come before or after the word they modify.This is acutecat. This cat iscute.2) There are many kinds of adjectives. Among them there is a category of limiting adjectives.They help to define or ‘limit’ a noun or pronoun by telling which one, what kind, or how many.Thissandwich is delicious.In the category of limiting adjectives there are possessive adjectives. Possessive adjectivesmodify the noun following it in order to show possession. These adjectives aremy, your, his,her, its, our, their.I toldmyfriend that I like someone, then she told that toherfriend, and that friend toldthat tohisfriends, and now everyone knows everything.Here is a chart to help you learn which possessive adjective to us.PersonSubjectObjectPossessiveAdjectivePossessivePronounFirst SingularImemy (cat)mineSecondSingularYouyouyour (cat)yoursThird SingularHehimhis (cat)hisShe

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steve uydess
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Possessive pronoun, Possessive adjective, friends

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