Absolute Possessive Pronouns

What Are Absolute Possessive Pronouns? (with Examples)

The absolute possessive pronouns are mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, and theirs. They are also known as absolute possessives. (This is because they stand alone and do not modify nouns.)

Examples of Absolute Possessive Pronouns

Here are some examples of absolute possessive pronouns:

A Quick Test

Don't put apostrophes in absolute possessives.

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What are possessive adjectives? What are possessive pronouns? What are adjectives? What are nouns? What are pronouns? Glossary of grammatical terms