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determiner, interjection my pronunciation in American English /maɪ/
My can be used in the following ways:
as a possessive determiner (followed by a noun), being a possessive form of I: I’ve lost my sunglasses.
as an interjection: My! How the children have grown!
 
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    used for showing that something belongs to or is connected with you when you are the person speaking or writing
    I shut my eyes.
    I want you to meet my parents.
    It’s my job to welcome visitors.
    my own: I didn’t have my own room till my sister left for college.
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    used when speaking to someone that you love or that you know well
    “Let’s go for a walk, my dear,” Alice said.
    Hello, my little beauty.

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