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    what is the differences between possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns?
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    what is the differences between possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns?
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    A possessive pronoun is a form of possessive adjective. His, her, and their are possessive pronouns.

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    what is the differences between possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns?
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    my book- this is the possessive adjective describing the book.
    Mine is the possessive pronoun because it replaces the noun.

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    Default Re: possessive adjectives/possessive pronouns

    I agree with Tdol. Adjectives go before nouns, so 'my book'; pronouns substitute nouns, so 'that book is mine'.

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    TDOL is right. Her is a possessive adjective. Hers is a possessive pronoun. Similar is their and theirs. His can be either one.

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