- That’s my watch.
We cannot use my, youretc together with other determiners (for example a, the, this). You cannot say a my friend or the my car or this my house. (For the structure a friend of mine,)
Don’t confuse its (possessive) and it’s (= it is/has).
‘We’ve got a new cat. ‘ ‘What’s its name?’ It’s called Polly. ‘
That watch is mine – Which car is yours?
We do not use articles with mine etc.
Can I borrow your keys? I can’t find mine.
Whose bag is that? Whose is that bag?
- The teacher told the children to open their books.