Possessive pronouns and possessive adjectives show who the thing belongs to.
NOTE: In English, possessive adjectives and pronouns refer to the possessor, not the object or person that is possessed.
- Jane’s brother is married to John’s sister.
- Her brother is married to his sister.
- Peter and his sister.
- Jane and her father.
- Do you know where your books are?
- Is this their picnic? No, it is ours.
- I think this is your passport. Yes, it is mine.