Possessive Pronouns and Determiners - Exercises

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Exercises

Replace the subject-pronouns with the correct possessive pronouns.

  1. I have lost (I)  keys.I → my
  2. Did you brush (you)  teeth?you → your
  3. Alex and Lucy like to ride (they)  bikes.they → their
  4. Claire is looking for (she)  favourite top.she → her
  5. We would like to sit at (we)  usual table please.we → our

Replace the subject pronoun with the correct independent possessive pronoun.

  1. Colin bought a new car yesterday. It’s (he)  now.he → his
  2. It seems that we have the same jacket. Is this (I) ?I → mine
  3. I parked my car right outside. Where did you park (you) ?you → yours
  4. I can’t find Sue and Peter’s house. Which one is (they) ?they → theirs
  5. In the cinema: “We are looking for our seats. Are these (we) ?”we → ours

Choose the correct possessive pronoun. Decide if you need an independent or a dependent possessive pronoun.

  1. This is brother Daniel.Dependent possessive pronouns come before a noun.
  2. Steve has got a new computer. It’s .Independent possessive pronouns are used alone, without a noun. Note: his is both an independent and a dependent possessive pronoun (him is not a possessive pronoun).
  3. I haven’t seen Kate and David’s children for years. Which ones are ?Independent possessive pronouns are used alone, without a noun.
  4. My brother Stan and I like to play hide and seek. The cupboard under the stairs is favourite hiding place.Dependent possessive pronouns come before a noun.
  5. Lily’s dad often helps younger sister with homework. Today Lily asked him if he could help her with too.Independent possessive pronouns are used alone, without a noun.