Absolute possessive pronouns don’t do this. Instead, they stand alone and can act as a subject.
Examples of Absolute Possessive Pronouns
The absolute pronouns are mine, yours, ours, hers, his, and theirs. Consider how they are used as subjects in the following sentences:
Absolute possessive pronouns are actually used quite often even though you may be accustomed to simply referring to them as possessive pronouns. Shakespeare was rather fond of them, that’s for sure. Just remember these pronouns are absolute and will never act as an adjective and modify a noun and you’ll do a fine job of identifying and using them.
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