Grammar Exercises

Possessive Adjectives and Pronouns (1)

Add my, your, etc or mine, yours, etc

    1. Amanda is going out with some colleagues of __________ (she) tonight. They are going to celebrate _________ (she) birthday.
    2. Australia is famous for __________ (it) unique wildlife and stunning scenery.
    3. James has already eaten __________ (he) dinner, but we’re going to have __________ (we) a bit later.
    4. Sue: “Is that Claudia’s car?”
      Mary: “No, __________ (she) is an Audi.”
    5. Ben: “Is that Pat and Brian’s house?”
      Libby: “No, __________ (they) is the one next to __________ (I).”
    6. Margarita failed __________  (she) exam but George passed __________ (he) because he had studied a lot harder.
    7. This weekend Jimmy and I are having a big Seventies-themed barbecue in __________ (we) garden. We’ve invited some friends of __________ (we) and a few  of  __________ (we) neighbours.
    8. Bob: “Mike, how’s that beautiful cousin of __________ (you)?”
      Mike: “Oh, you mean Kirsten? She met the man of __________ (she) dreams and they’re getting married! And they’ve asked me to be __________ (they) best man.”
    9. Jack says that bag is not __________ (he).
    10. Debbie and Sandra are friends of __________ (I). __________ (we) children go to the same school.





  1. hers; her   2. its   3. his; ours   4. hers   5. theirs; mine   6. her; his  7. our; ours; our   8. yours; her; their   9. his   10. mine; our

“Treat the Earth well. It was not given to you by your parents. It was loaned to you by your children.” Kenyan proverb

“Whatever our souls are made of, his and mine are the same.” Catherine speaks of her love for Heathcliff in Emily Brönte’s “Wuthering Heights”

“Mystery has its own mysteries, and there are gods above gods. We have ours, they have theirs. That is what’s known as infinity.” – Jean Cocteau

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