Unlike in English, in French, plural subjects have three possessive adjectives: masculine, feminine, plural.
Possessive adjectives of plural subjects in French
Look at these examples:
Ils aiment leurs parents.They love their parents.
Nous promenons notre chien.We walk our dog.
Vous faites vos devoirs.You do your homework.
Pouvez-vous apporter vos chaussures, s'il-vous-plaît?Can you bring your shoes please?
Vous avez passé votre examen.You took/sat your exam.
Nous avons nos passeports.We have our passports.
Notice that to express our, your and their, you use the possessive adjectives notre/nos, votre/vos, leur/leurs, as following:
Note the similarity of the forms.
IMPORTANT: The first letter is determined by the owner (n =our; v =your, l =their) etc. but the rest of the adjective is related to the number of the thing that is possessed.
More Possessive Adjectives
Mon, ma, mes; ton, ta, tes; son, sa, ses = my; your; his / her in French (French possessive adjectives)
and also the more advanced
Common mistakes with mon/ma/mes, ton/ta/tes and son/sa/ses (French Possessive Adjectives)
"Ma" becomes "mon" with feminine nouns starting with a vowel or mute h (French Possessive Adjectives)
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