Re: possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns
Unfortunately, people use these terms in different ways, so it is not possible to give a clear response.
Originally Posted by Akeelah
In traditional British grammar, my, your, his, her, its, our and their were possessive adjectives, and were used only before nouns: My book is on the table.
Mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours and theirs were possessive pronouns, and stood alone - they were not used before nouns: A: Where are the books? ...B: Mine is on the table.
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