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Possessive personal pronouns

Sometimes the person or thing that we’re representing with a pronoun owns something. For instance, say that I own a dog called Fluffy. I could write something like this:

My dog is called Fluffy.

‘My’ is a possessive personal pronoun, because it tells the reader that I own something - in this case a dog called Fluffy. Other people can also own things:

The rest of the cake is yours.

‘Yours’ is a possessive personal pronoun. This sentence says that you own something, with ‘yours’ the possessive pronoun of the normal pronoun ‘you’.