1 used for showing that something belongs to or is connected with a man, boy, or male animal that has already been mentioned
She was attracted by his smile.
Bader lost both his legs in a flying accident.
The house isn’t his: it’s mine.
I saw her parents at the wedding, but I didn’t see his.
The climber fell 1,500 feet to his death.
his own: Soon he had enough money to set up his own business.
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