Los pronombres posesivos en inglés

Los pronombres posesivos ingleses (no confundirlos con los adjetivos posesivos) sustituyen a los sustantivos.
Son pronombres “posesivos” porque se refieren a la posesión personal de alguna cosa. Los pronombres posesivos ingleses son:

mine;
yours;
his;
hers;
its;
ours;
yours;
theirs.

ejemplos: Mi camiseta es rosada y la tuya es verde, My T-shirt is red and yours is green. Mi bolígrafo no escribe muy bien, el suyo sí, My pen doesn’t write very well, whereas his / hers does.

Whatever is not nailed down is mine. What I can pry loose is not nailed down.
(Todo lo que no es macizo es mío. Lo que yo pueda soltar no es macizo.)
Collis P. Huntington

There are two sides to every divorce: yours and the shithead’s.
Unknown

It’s a recession when your neighbor loses his job; it’s a depression when you lose yours.
Harry S Truman

People who have given us their complete confidence believe that they have a right to ours. The inference is false, a gift confers no rights.
Friedrich Nietzsche

When a woman marries again, it is because she detested her first husband. When a man marries again, it is because he adored his first wife. Women try their luck; men risk theirs.
Oscar Wilde

 

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