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pronoun     yours pronunciation in British English
Yours is a possessive pronoun, being a possessive form of you. It can refer to a singular or plural noun, and it can be the subject, object, or complement of a verb or the object of a preposition: I’ll give you a taste of my dessert if you’ll let me taste yours.Her eyes are darker than yours are.
  1. used for showing that something belongs to or is connected with the person or people that you are talking or writing to

    Our plants didn’t grow very well this year, but yours look really good.

    My pen isn’t working – can I borrow yours?

    My office will keep in close touch with yours concerning my future plans.

    This is my book. That one must be yours.

    This man doesn’t believe in wasting time – yours or his.

    of yours:

    A friend of yours called while you were out.

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