his (PRONOUN)

Point 118 in PRONOUNS is defined as:

the possessive pronoun ‘his’, with singular and plural reference, in subject and object position, and complement positions after ‘be’ and after prepositions.

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*The Claws7 tagging for this grammar point struggles to decide between words that can be both verbs and nouns, and verbs following ‘his’ might be past participles acting as adjectives.  Here we put a question mark next to ambiguity:

1 HIS IS 11215

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2 HIS WAS 8005

3 HIS WILL 2245 ?

4 HIS ARE 1590

5 HIS REMAINS 1101 ?

6 HIS STARTS 898 ?

7 HIS TIRES 830 ?

8 HIS WOULD 789 (most are good, but note: ‘would be assasin.’)

9 HIS WORKS 500 ?
10 HIS PICKS 442 ?
11 HIS READ 398 ?

12 HIS TACKLES 351 ?
13 HIS MIGHT 341 ?

14 HIS CAN 338 (most are good, but note: ‘can do’ attitude or ‘can crushing business’)

15 HIS HAVE 336

16 HIS LOOKS 332 ?
17 HIS LOVED 323 ?

18 HIS BE 301 ?

19 HIS MADE 285 ? (act as adjective: for example: ‘made up’ name.

20 HIS GROWN 281 ?

21 HIS SAT 281 (S.A.T. score) ?

22 HIS MAY 268

23 HIS WANTS 265 ?
24 HIS BUILDS 257 ?

 


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25 HIS ASSISTS 244
26 HIS COULD 239
27 HIS NEEDS 220
28 HIS RANGED 218
29 HIS SHOULD 208
30 HIS GOT 199
31 HIS REGARDS 196
32 HIS SAID 194
33 HIS CAME 163
34 HIS FINDS 152
35 HIS CAPTURED 149
36 HIS TAKES 147
37 HIS PROGRESSED 146
38 HIS LEFT 143
39 HIS INTIMATES 137
40 HIS WON 137
41 HIS DOING 132
42 HIS READS 128
43 HIS BUILT 126
44 HIS JOLLIES 126
45 HIS POPS 122
46 HIS MUST 121
47 HIS CARRIES 115
48 HIS KILLS 112
49 HIS METH 108
50 HIS SOLD 100
51 HIS MAKES 99
52 HIS SEEMS 95
53 HIS WENT 94
54 HIS FOUND 92
55 HIS RELIEVERS 87
56 HIS SAYS 86
57 HIS ASSIGNS 84
58 HIS STARTED 84
59 HIS TOOK 77
60 HIS CALLED 76
61 HIS HIT 76
62 HIS LIVED 76
63 HIS MARS 73
64 HIS CA 72
65 HIS NEEDED 72
66 HIS REMARKS 71
67 HIS TOLD 71
68 HIS MEANS 67
69 HIS PLAYS 66
70 HIS THROWS 63
71 HIS ADDS 62
72 HIS COMES 61
73 HIS DIED 61
74 HIS SHALL 61
75 HIS SENT 60
76 HIS HURTS 59
77 HIS LOOKED 59
78 HIS BECAME 57
79 HIS GAVE 56
80 HIS SEEMED 56
81 HIS GETS 55
82 HIS STEALS 54
83 HIS FED 51
84 HIS FLEXED 51
85 HIS HAPPENED 51
86 HIS PROPHESIES 51
87 HIS WORKED 50
88 HIS OWNS 49
89 HIS SHOWS 49
90 HIS LOSES 48
91 HIS HEARD 47
92 HIS TURNED 47
93 HIS CLIMBS 46
94 HIS TRAVELS 46
95 HIS CLAIMS 45
96 HIS CO-ACCUSED 45
97 HIS HACKED 45
98 HIS PRESETS 45
99 HIS BOASTED 44
100 HIS ENTITLED 44