Here are the possessive pronouns in
1st person, singular -- mine
3rd person, singular -- his, hers, its
1st person, plural -- ours
2nd person, sing./pl. -- yours
3rd person, plural -- theirs
In English, the gender and number of
the possessor determines the form of the
--I have a bicycle. It's mine.
--They have some bread. It's theirs.
NOTE: Often the subject of the verb is
not the person who owns the noun. Be careful
about this. You must know the gender and
number of the owner to be able to use
possessive pronouns correctly:
--Are you driving his car or hers?
--We're driving hers.