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Are there any possessive pronouns in the following sentence? If so, where?: The town has well paved roads, but its street signs need to be replaced.

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The pronoun showing possession in the sentence is "its".


The pronoun "its" is a possessive adjective describing the noun "street signs" as belonging to "the town".
A possessive adjective takes the place of a possessive noun.
The possessive adjectives are: my, your, his, her, its, our, their.

The pronoun "its" can also function as a possessive pronoun , a word that takes the place of a noun that belongs to someone or something.
The possessive pronouns are: mine, yours, his, hers, its, ours, theirs.