20 Examples of Possessive Adjectives In Sentences

What is a possessive adjective?

As their name suggests, possessive adjectives are used to express ownership or possession of a noun. There are eight possessive adjectives which are: my, your, his, her, its, our, their, and whose.

List of possessive adjectives

As mentioned earlier, the most commonly used possessive adjectives are:

  • my
  • your
  • her
  • his
  • its
  • our
  • their
  • whose
20 Examples of Possessive Adjectives In Sentences
Examples of Possessive Adjectives

Examples of Possessive Adjectives

  1. I sold my car to John for $900.
  2. Hang your coat up on the hook.
  3. He cleans his car once a week.
  4. She had her shirt on inside out.
  5. The baby is sucking its finger.
  6. Whose keys are on the table?
  7. The banker sat in their chair.
  8. Our teacher has got a promotion.
  9. Who spilled ink on my book?
  10. Did you wash your hands well?
  11. What is your country of origin?
  12. She is as tall as her mother.
  13. She handed him his pen back.
  1. London was once famous for its fogs.
  2. The water came above our knees.
  3. Rohan is exactly like his father.
  4. Their house is almost opposite ours.
  5. The fans cheered for their team.
  6. He took his dog along to work.
  7. I know a girl whose father is a teacher.