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Possessives: adjectives

Level: beginner

Subject Object Possessive adjective
I me my 
you you your
he him his
she her her
it it its
we us our
they them their

We use possessive adjectives:

  • to show something belongs to somebody:

That's our house.
My car is very old.

  • for relations and friends:

My mother is a doctor.
How old is your sister?

  • for parts of the body:

He's broken his arm.
She's washing her hair.
I need to clean my teeth.

Possessives: adjectives

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Be careful!

The possessive adjective its does not have an apostrophe ('):

That bird has broken its (NOT it's) wing.

(it's always means it is or it has.)

its or it's?

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Comments

Oh... Yes. Thank you sir

Thanks alot for your lessons

Very helpfull

thanks teacher

thank you

Thank you

have a nice time

Making excuses is Idle's man Job.
Can u correct pls

Hello AbdulMohsin,

It sounds like a translation of an idiom so I'm not completely sure how it should be written to be as close as possible to the original meaning.  However, I would suggest:

Making excuses is an idle man's trade.

Best wishes,

 

Peter

The LearnEnglish Team

sir , in sentence ''did you know cyclist shave their  legs'',i can use ''your'' in place of ''their''

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