Possession

French possessionFrench has four different possessive constructions, which can seem daunting until you realize that English does too - you've probably just never thought about them before.

   

   

Possessive de

French possessionIn English, we use 's (apostrophe s) to indicate that one noun possesses another. The French equivalent is the preposition de, with the order of the nouns reversed.

   

Possessive Adjectives

French possessive adjectivesRead my lesson to improve your knowledge of French possessive adjectives, which are used in front of nouns to indicate to whom or what those nouns belong.