How to use
possessive form of 'you'
used when speaking or writing to one or more people to refer to something that belongs to them or is connected with them
This is our room, and yours is just across the hall.
A lot of people have money problems, but yours are more serious than most people's.
A cash prize of £10,000 or a new car - the choice is yours.
something of yours
Is Maria a
friend of yours
That bag of yours weighs a ton.
I've read that book of yours.
be yours for the taking/asking
if something desirable is yours for the taking or asking, you can easily obtain it
If you want the job, it's yours for the asking.
used to end a formal letter that begins 'Dear Sir' or 'Dear Madam'
used to end a letter that begins with the title and name of the person you are writing to, for example 'Dear Mr. Graves'
used humorously to mean 'I' or 'me'
They all went out, leaving yours truly to clear up the mess.
➔ up yours
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Advanced Learner's Dictionary.
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