51 Possessive Noun Examples in Sentences

A possessive noun is a noun that shows ownership or possession. It is formed by adding an apostrophe s (‘s) to the noun, or if the noun ends in s, only an apostrophe (‘) is added.

Here are some of the most commonly used possessive nouns with example sentences:

1. She dropped the baby’s toy.

2. He painted the dog’s house.

3. I wore my friend’s cap.

4. Mom’s singing woke me up.

5. I have washed the car’s windows.

6. He shook the president’s hand.

7. I went with my wife’s father to the zoo.

8. The girl’s socks went up to her knees.

9. The child’s toys were scattered all over the ground.

10. The zebra’s stripes were beautiful.

11. John’s baseball bat was very expensive.

12. Sarah’s hat was pink.

13. The lion’s habitat was in danger.

14. David’s kite got stuck in the tea.

15. The kitten’s toy was missing.

16. The dog’s bark was scary.

17. This is Matthew’s homework.

18. The boy’s pants are black.

19. That bird’s feathers are yellow.

20. My class’ projects are fantastic.

21. Are these grandma’s quarters?

22. France’s soccer team is one of the best in the world.

23. John’s book is in his school bag.

24. The car’s tire needed to be fixed.

25. My doctor’s office was closed today.

26. That book’s pages are wrinkled.

27. The girls’ ball went over the fence.

28. My jacket’s button needs to be fixed.

29. The horses’ riders were dressed in red.

30. I visited my family’s old house yesterday.

31. We can’t find our cat’s toy.

32. The author’s books were very popular.

33. The artist’s painting quickly sold out.

34. Can you see the lion’s paws.

35. The teacher’s copy machine never works.

36. Can you come to my father’s house.

37. The students‘ desks are new.

38. My friend’s parents had a bake sale.

39. I mowed my neighbour’s lawn.

40. Each person’s invitation came on time.

41. My wife’s friends are visiting us tomorrow.

42. She knows all the actors’ names.

43. The boys’ treehouse was invaded by the girls.

44. He tore his book’s cover.

45. He doesn’t like apples’ taste.

46. My boss’ car has not yet been found.

47. You should follow the gym’s rules.

48. The mayor’s speech was outstanding.

49. John’s sister will not come to school for two days.

50. We had a great time at Logan’s birthday party.

51. He broke his father’s watch.

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