Possessive Case

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What Is the Possessive Case? (with Examples)

The possessive case is predominantly used for showing possession (i.e., ownership). The possessive case applies to nouns, pronouns, and adjectives. For example:

Examples of the Possessive Case

The possessive case is predominantly used for showing possession but not always. Look at these examples (possessive case shaded):


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