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PERSONAL PRONOUN

Definition :

Personal Pronouns which stand for the names of persons. They take the place of nouns and are used as the subject of the verb in a sentence.

Personal pronouns have three persons such as : First person; Second Person; Third Person.

 

First Person (Masculine or Feminine)

Singular Plural
I We
My Our
Mine Ours
Me Us

e.g.

I got a free pass. My aim is high.
Rosy is the daughter of mine. He called me yesterday.
He is my father. We are busy now.
We love our country. These books are ours.
Teachers like us Our religion is English

Second Person (Masculine or Feminine)

e.g.

Singular Plural
You You
Your Yours

thou, thy, thine, thee, ye are also Second Person. These are archaic and used in poetry or when referring to God, the angels, etc.

 

e.g.

You are a good boy You are a student
You are my boss You did not offend
You are always lazy I called you many times
You could have informed me Where are you now?
Where is your house? This watch is yours
This is your garden Your team is very brilliant

Third Person (Masculine or Feminine)

e.g.

Singular Examples
He He is my brother
His His name is Robert
Him I gave him a pen
She She is very beautiful
her Her name is Rosy
hers This house is hers
it It is my pet dog
its Its name is Simba
Plural Examples
they They are playing football
their Their house is neat at Car street
theirs This field is theirs
them We can no call them loudly

Possessive Pronoun

Definition :

Possessive Pronoun stands for the possessive noun of the personal pronoun. These pronouns are used to talk about things that belong to people. The words mine, yours, his, hers, ours and theirs are possessive pronouns.

Singular Personal Pronoun Possessive Pronoun
I, me mine
you yours
he, him his
she her hers
Plural Personal Pronoun Possessive Pronoun
we, us ours
you yours
they, them theirs

Different Between Possessive Adjective and Possessive Pronoun

Read the following sentences:

Possessive Adjective Possessive Pronoun
This is my cellphone This cellphone is mine.
This is your cellphone That cellphone is yours.
This is her cellphone This cellphone is hers.
This is his cellphone That cellphone is his
This is our car This car is ours
That is their car That car is theirs
The dog lost its tail (‘Its’, as a possessive pronoun hardly ever occurs.)

 

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