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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishhishis /ɪz; strong hɪz/ ●●● S1 W1 determiner, pronoun [possessive form of ‘he’]  1 OWNused to refer to something that belongs to or is connected with a man, boy, or male animal that has already been mentioned Leo took off his coat and sat down. I love his sense of humour, don’t you? Even his own mother would not have recognized him. My eyesight is better than his. Lewis denies that the child is his. My relatives all live in the States – his are in France.of his Garry introduced us to some friends of his. Perhaps he’s ashamed of that car of his.2 MANused to refer to something that belongs to or is connected with someone who may be male or female. Some people think this use is old-fashioned Everyone had his own work to do. the obligations of a doctor to his patients
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his ownAt the mention of the name Disraeli, Mark had been transported into a world of his own.Todger's sentiments were his own.Earle has drawn three opponents this year, two in his own Democratic primary and a Republican former prosecutor.They believe his efforts to avoid spectators may have added to his own injuries.He was a tough inquisitor, not sparing his own side, as Labour ministers complained.He later had his own studio in Havana, and an expensive playboy lifestyle.Mike Tyson is his own trainer.Very strong in his own way, not swaggering or throwing his weight about, but a great inner strength.
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