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English definition of “his”

his

determiner (MALE)      strong /hɪz/ weak /ɪz/
A1 belonging to or connected with a man, boy , or male animal that has just been mentioned or is known about: "Jo's got a new boyfriend ." "Oh really? What's his name ?" The bull tossed his horns .formal Did Chris tell you about his winn ing some money in the lottery ?Possessive forms Grammar:Pronouns: possessive (my, mine, your, yours, etc.)We use pronouns to refer to possession and ‘belonging’. There are two types: possessive pronouns and possessive determiners. We use possessive determiners before a noun. We use possessive pronouns in place of a noun:
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