A Possessive Pronoun shows that something belongs to someone. Examples of some can be as followed: Mine, Yours, His, Hers, Ours, and Theirs.
The last piece of pizza is mine.
I think this dirty shirt is yours.
Sally wanted everyone to know the new pet cat was hers.
The problems I face with most authors when I go through their manuscripts is vague pronouns.
Jessica wanted to get a new bike because it was cool. (Is it cool to have a bike or is the bike cool?)
You have to be specific so there is no confusion.
Jessica wanted to get a new bike because owning a new bike was cool.
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