Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Possessive"

The meaning of "Possessive" in various phrases and sentences

Q: What does He/She is possessive about you mean?
A: She thinks you are her property.
Q: What does possessive mean?
A: Demanding someone's love and total attention.
Q: What does 'possessive' mean?
A: overprotective and to the extent of getting jealous
Q: What does possessive mean?
A: A person can be possessive, if they don't like to share something.
"He's very possessive of/over his computer"

A word can be possessive if it takes ownership of another word.
"-My- car"
"That sandwich is -mine-"
"The -baker's- shop"

Example sentences using "Possessive"

Q: Please show me example sentences with How to use 's or s' for possessive. Pls give me some examples..
A: I live in my parents' house = I live in the house of my parents.
My brother's friend is a doctor = A friend of my brother is a doctor.
Q: Please show me example sentences with What happen when I use the possessive case in names ended with S? for example, James, which one is correct? James’s or James’ or I don’t need to use the apostrophe in these cases? How do you pronounce these names (James, Lucas, Jesus) in possessive case? .
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Q: Please show me example sentences with The possessive ('s). I know it can be used with people (mark's shirt, my sister's house etc), but what about with objects (the name of a movie, the name of a hospital. Can they also use possessive? (movie's name, hospital's name)? .
A: Yes, you can use them with objects too.

For example:

The hospital's patients
The tree's leaves
The movie's name
Q: Please show me example sentences with possessive.
A: "She is a possessive person."
"The boy was very possessive of his toy."

Synonyms of "Possessive" and their differences

Q: What is the difference between possessive and genitive ?
A: In English? Nothing
Q: What is the difference between possessive adjectives and possessive 's ?
A: Possessive adjectives - my, his, her, its, our, your, their. For example: This is my car
Possessives - The dog's hair/the hair of the dog.
Q: What is the difference between possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns ?
A: http://www.softschools.com/examples/grammar/possessive_adjectives_versus_possessive_pronouns_examples/82/
Possessive pronouns - mía, tuya, suya etc
Possessive adjectives = mi, tu, su etc
Q: What is the difference between possessive adjectives and possessive pronouns ?
A: Possessive adjectives: My, your, his, her, its, our, their.
Possessive pronouns: Mine, yours, his, hers, XXX, ours, theirs.

P. adjectives are used as adjectives: 'my coat', 'his car', etc.
P. pronouns are used as nouns: 'that coat's mine', 'that car's his'...

Translations of "Possessive"

Q: How do you say this in English (US)? possessive
A: puh-zeh-suhv
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? possessive
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Q: How do you say this in English (US)? possessives
A: His, hers, theirs, yours, mine.
The children's...
The book's...
The dogs'...
The kids'...
Q: How do you say this in English (US)? possessive case for "in the time of a week or two" with 's
A: In one or two week's time

Other questions about "Possessive"

Q: What possessive pronoun should I use to refer to "person"?
A: Their faults.
Q: Please show me how to pronounce possessive relationship.
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Q: should I use "possessive pronouns" or "objective pronouns" before gerunds
here's two examples I just thought of

1.
(A)"His" being indifferent toward me makes me sad.

(B)"Him" being indifferent toward me makes me sad.

2.
(A)You need to stop making excuses for "you" not turning in your assignment promptly.

(B) You need to stop making excuses for "your" not turning in your assignment promptly. does this sound natural?
A: you should use only the pronouns before the gerund. just use "he" or "you".
not possessive or objective , just pronoun.
Q: What is possessive of "Everyone"?
Which is better
"Everyone has their own opinions." or
"Everyone has his own opinions." ?
A: You would use "his" or "her" in situations when you are talking about a singular or individual person and use "their" as a more collective noun; talking about more than 1 person.

"his/her" would also make sense but in this sentence there is no need to state the genders so "their" would be ideal but it would make sense either way.
Q: she came out her possessive feeling. does this sound natural?
A: if you mean she stopped feeling possessive then it should be more like 'she came out of her possessive feelings' which I understand what you're trying to say but a native speaker would not say. instead they'd just say 'she stopped feeling possesive'

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