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What is the difference between Possesive and Personal Pronouns?.

A personal pronoun is a word that takes the place of a noun for a specific person or thing. The personal pronouns are: I, you, we, he, she, it, me, us, him, her, they, them.

  • John is my brother. He is home from college and we were so glad to see him.
  • Fran and Frank are coming, they are bringing the baby with them.

A possessive pronoun is a word that takes the pace of a noun that belongs to someone or something. The possessive pronouns are: mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, theirs.

  • John lives on this block. The house on the corner is his.
  • The Franklins also live on this block. Theirs is the house over there

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