Possessive Pronouns - Exercises

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Exercises

Choose the correct form (stressed or unstressed possessive pronoun).

  1. Me gustan mucho cortinas.[I really like your curtains.]|2nd person plural, feminine noun in the plural = vuestras
  2. Conozco a una amiga .[I know a friend of hers/his.]|Stressed possessive pronoun, 3rd person singular, noun in the singular = su
  3. ¿Cuándo celebra Berta cumpleaños?[When is Berta celebrating her birthday?]|3rd person singular (el cumpleaños) = su
  4. Perdone, se le ha caído cartera.[Excuse me, you dropped your wallet.]|2nd person singular, polite form = su
  5. He encontrado un libro en mi habitación. [I found a book of yours in my room.]|Stressed possessive pronoun, 2nd person singular, masculine noun singular = tuyo
  6. problema es que no tenemos tiempo para divertirnos.[Our problem is that we don’t have any time to have fun.]|1st person plural, masculine noun in the singular (el problema) = nuestro

Type in the correct possessive pronoun (stressed or unstressed).

  1. Pepe no encuentra (él)  llaves.[Pepe can’t find his keys.]|3rd person singular, noun in the plural = sus
  2. ¿Dónde está (tú)  paraguas.[Where is your umbrella?]|2nd person singular, noun in the singular = tu
  3. Esta es una hija (nosotros) .[That’s our daughter.]|The stressed possessive pronouns always come directly after the noun they refer to. 1st person plural, feminine noun in the singular = nuestra
  4. Te presento a (yo)  madre.[I’ll introduce you to my mother.]|1st person singular, noun in the singular = mi
  5. ¿Puedo usar (vosotros)  coche?[Can I use your car?]|2nd person plural, masculine noun in the singular = vuestro
  6. Una prima (ella)  vivía en Málaga.[A cousin of hers lived in Málaga.]|The stressed possessive pronouns always come directly after the noun they refer to. 3rd person singular, feminine noun in the singular = suya

Independent possessive pronouns.
Rewrite the sentences, replacing the underlined sections with the correct possessive pronouns.

  1. No me gustan tus zapatos.
    [I don’t like your shoes. I don’t like yours.]|2nd person singular, masculine noun in the plural = los tuyos.
  2. Aquí está nuestro coche.
    [Here is our car. Here is ours.]|1st person plural, masculine noun in the singular = el nuestro.
  3. Mi padre lava su ropa.
    [My father is washing his clothes. My father is washing his.]|3rd person singular, feminine noun in the singular = la suya.
  4. En verano viajaremos a vuestro país.
    [This summer we’ll travel to your country. This summer we’ll travel to yours.]|2nd person plural, masculine noun in the singular = a + el vuestro.
  5. Mis ideas son mejores.
    [My ideas are better. Mine are better.]|1st person singular, feminine noun in the plural = las mías.