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What's the difference between "your" and "yours"?

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    To expand on what flaze said, "your" is a possessive adjective, so it is always used with a noun: your house, your cat, etc.
    "Yours" is a possessive pronoun, which replaces the noun: This is my book, that is yours. In this case "yours" replaces "your book".

    This website gives a good explanation: http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/elc/studyzone/330/grammar/poss.htm
    'your' is a possessive adjective. E.g. 'It's YOUR pen'

    'yours' is a possessive pronoun. E.g. 'It's YOURS.'

    比如:这个包是'你的'不等于'你'是这个包或者说“你的”包。'你的‘后面可以加名词即东西,后‘你’一般接是这类动词。

    "your" is a subject. "yours" is a own.

    1. This is MY pen. So it's MINE.
    2. This is YOUR car. So it's YOURS.
    3. This is HIS phone. So it's HIS.
    4. This is HER hat. So it's HERS.
    5. This is OUR country. So it's OURS.
    6. This is THEIR house. So it's THEIRS.

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