Possessive Adjectives

A possessive adjective goes before a noun or a pronoun to show who or what owns the noun or pronoun. The possessive adjectives are:

  • my
  • your
  • his
  • her
  • its
  • our
  • their
  • whose

As in these examples:

  • Do you know when Simone will arrive? I have his ticket.
    (possessive adjective/his – noun/ticket)
  • The children have left their toys in the garden.
    (possessive adjective/their – noun/toys)