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possessive pronoun

noun, Grammar.
See at possessive (def 4a). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • The reason is that the Catholics leave out the possessive pronoun.

    H. R. Edwin Lefevre
  • Mine is used as a substitute for a possessive pronoun and the noun it modifies.

    Business English

    Rose Buhlig
  • The article may be used sometimes where, in English, we use a possessive pronoun.

  • "Probably the possessive pronoun has not a little to do with that opinion, Charlie," Mildred said, with a happy smile.

    Mildred at Home Martha Finley
  • The possessive pronoun is used by French soldiers in addressing superior officers.

    Contes Franais Douglas Labaree Buffum
  • But the possessive pronoun rose readily to his lips when talk turned upon the land.

    The Surprises of Life Georges Clemenceau
  • Distinguish between its, possessive pronoun, and it's, contraction of it is.

  • The possessive pronoun occurs several times in the Letter-of-victory.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • In all of them words are generally accented on the first syllable, except when a possessive pronoun is prefixed.

  • This insertion of the definite article between a possessive pronoun and an adjective is frequent.

    Anglo-Saxon Primer

    Henry Sweet

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