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pronoun mine pronunciation in British English /maɪn/
Mine is a possessive pronoun, being a possessive form of I. It can refer to a singular or plural noun, and it can be used as the subject, object, or complement of a verb or the object of a preposition: The glass on the left is mine.Your hands aren’t as big as mine.
  1. used for showing that something belongs to or is connected with you when you are the person speaking or writing

    Can I borrow your keys? I can’t find mine.

    Most people would think a job like mine utterly boring.

    This must be your T-shirt. Mine has stains on it.

    of mine:

    I got the idea from a friend of mine.

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in an online conversation, repeatedly asking a person questions which suggest that you are interested in what they are talking about, but are actually intended to annoy them

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