his Definition

belonging to or associated with a male person or animal previously mentioned or easily identified.

Using his: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "his" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    John lost his keys.

  • Example

    The dog wagged his tail.

  • Example

    The boy and his sister went to the park.


Summary: his in Brief

'His' [hɪz] is a pronoun used to indicate possession by a male person or animal that has been previously mentioned or is easily identified. For example, 'John lost his keys' or 'The dog wagged his tail.'

How do native speakers use this expression?