Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Mine: Possessive Pronoun



MINE · possessive pronoun · [m─źn] or [mahyn] · 1.  used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with the speaker.  2. used to refer to a thing or things belonging to the individual next to the speaker.  3. used to refer to any thing or things within reach of the speaker.  4. used to refer to a thing the speaker sees and also likes.  5. used to refer to a thing the speaker sees, doesn't like, but also doesn't want someone else to have.  6. used to refer to food prepared for someone besides the speaker but in the same room as the speaker, especially that is sweet or ends in -berry.  7. used to refer to a thing or things given to any child besides the speaker at a birthday party; including gifts belonging to the child whose birthday is being celebrated, and any and all party favors or pieces of cake handed out to any other party attendee.  8.  used to refer to a beverage being consumed by the speaker's father that would not be suitable for the speaker to sample.  9. used to refer to a toy belonging to the dogs that live in the speaker's house, especially one that has recently been in a dog's mouth.   10.  used emphatically to refer to any set of keys currently being held in the hands of the speaker which are needed by the speaker's mother to start a vehicle that will take both individuals to a schedule commitment for which they are running late.  11. used to refer to a thing or things desired by the speaker, whether in or out of sight of the speaker, and whether the speaker can properly identify the item or why it is desirable to him or her.  12. used to refer to all toothbrushes and dolls.  · [middle English from Old English]


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