Personal Pronouns which stand for the names of persons. They take the place of nouns and are used as the subject of the verb in a sentence.
Personal pronouns have three persons such as : First person; Second Person; Third Person.
First Person (Masculine or Feminine)
|I got a free pass.
||My aim is high.|
|Rosy is the daughter of mine.
||He called me yesterday.|
|He is my father.
||We are busy now.|
|We love our country.
||These books are ours.|
|Teachers like us
||Our religion is English
Second Person (Masculine or Feminine)
thou, thy, thine, thee, ye are also Second Person. These are archaic and used in poetry or when referring to God, the angels, etc.
|You are a good boy||You are a student
|You are my boss||You did not offend
|You are always lazy||I called you many times
|You could have informed me||Where are you now?
|Where is your house?||This watch is yours
|This is your garden||Your team is very brilliant
Third Person (Masculine or Feminine)
|He||He is my brother|
|His||His name is Robert|
|Him||I gave him a pen|
|She||She is very beautiful|
|her||Her name is Rosy|
|hers||This house is hers|
|it||It is my pet dog|
|its||Its name is Simba|
|they||They are playing football|
|their||Their house is neat at Car street|
|theirs||This field is theirs|
|them||We can no call them loudly|
Possessive Pronoun stands for the possessive noun of the personal pronoun. These pronouns are used to talk about things that belong to people.
The words mine, yours, his, hers, ours and theirs are possessive pronouns.
|Singular Personal Pronoun||Possessive Pronoun|
|Plural Personal Pronoun||Possessive Pronoun|
Different Between Possessive Adjective and Possessive Pronoun
Read the following sentences:
|Possessive Adjective||Possessive Pronoun|
|This is my cellphone||This cellphone is mine.|
|This is your cellphone||That cellphone is yours.|
|This is her cellphone||This cellphone is hers.|
|This is his cellphone||That cellphone is his|
|This is our car||This car is ours|
|That is their car||That car is theirs|
|The dog lost its tail||(‘Its’, as a possessive pronoun hardly ever occurs.)|