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he/she (el, ella)
him/her (a el, a ella)
his/her. (su),
his/hers (suyo)
of his/ of hers (“del suyo”)

I (yo)
me (a mi)
my (mi)
mine (mio)
of mine (“del mio”)

We (nosotros)
us (a nosotros)
Our (nuestro)
ours (el nuestro)
of ours (“del nuestro”)

They (ellos)
them (a ellos)
Their (su)
theirs (suyo)
of theirs (del suyo)

you (tú)
you (a ti)
your (tu)
yours (tuyo)
of yours (“del tuyo”)

In Spanish, el libro es tuyo, o es de un amigo tuyo.
In English, the book is yours, or of a friend of yours.

In Spanish, la casa es nuestra, o es de un amigo nuestro.
in English, the house is ours, or of a friend of ours.

To complicate the issue, I can say that differently, using the “genetivo sajon”
The house is ours, or a friend of ours’.
The book is yours, or a friend of yours. (the apostrophe goes at the end, because the word already ends in S)


A coworker of hers was fired.

A coworker of his spilled coffee on his computer.

A friend of mine is in town for the weekend.

A coworker of yours is calling me.

A mutual friend of ours will be speaking at the conference.


(She / that car)
She owns that car.
The man with the long beard sold her that car.
Her dog is in that car.
That car is hers.
A friend of hers is driving that car.

(He / this book)
He owns this book.
The teacher gave it to him.
His name is in this book.
This book is his.
A friend of his wants to borrow this book.

(my cousin / guitar)
My cousin plays the guitar.
I asked my cousin to play me a song.
My cousin’s guitar is red.
The guitar is my cousin's.
A friend of my cousin's plays the banjo.

Make sentences with pronoun variations for each of the following:

(He / the flowers)

(she / the salad)

(I / music)

(you / salt)

(we / the window)

(they / the bike)