English Grammar Exercise



Complete the following sentences using the possessive form.
Example: My uncle has a big house. → My uncle's house is big.
(The answers are at the end of the page.)

1. Peter has a friend called David.  David is ___________________
2. Peter has a lot of friends, including David.  David is _____________________
3. I know Peter very well.  We are friends.  Peter is __________ _____________
4. The dog has a long tail so be careful not to walk on it.  
Don't walk on ____________________
5. Emma has an appointment with the hairdresser at 10 a.m. 
At 10 a.m. Emma will be ___________________________
6. My neighbours have a red car.   _______________________  is red.
7. My parents have painted their house blue.  _______________________ is blue.
8. The government made a proposal which was rejected by the Trade Unions. 
The Trade Unions rejected the _____________________
9. My grandfather has a dog.  Its name is Roxy. 
My ________________________________ is Roxy
10. The head office of the company is on Park Avenue.
  The _______________________________ is on Park Avenue.

 Answers :
1. Peter's friend | 2. a friend of Peter's/one of Peter's friends  | 3. a friend of mine/one of my friends 
4. the dog's tail | 5. at the hairdresser's  | 6. my neighbours' car | 7. my parents' house 
8. the government's proposal | 9. my grandfather's dog's name | 10. company's head office 

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