My own…/ Your own etc

My own…/ Your own etc : We can use  ‘Own ‘ as a pronoun after a possessive determiner ( example. my, her, our etc).  You cannot say ‘ an own house, an own car etc ‘

  • My own flat, your own car, her own room etc.
  • This is my brother’s laptop .  My own is being repaired.
  • I didn’t have a flat of my own when I was a student.
  • He has his own car.
  • He doesn’t like to share his study room with his brother.  He wants his own room.
  • Our bank has a parking place of its own.
  • They live in their own house.
  • How can you blame me?  Its your own flat.

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