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Definition of my determiner from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    (the possessive form of I)
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  1. 1of or belonging to the speaker or writer Where's my passport? My feet are cold.
  2. 2used in exclamations to express surprise, etc. My goodness! Look at the time!
  3. 3used when addressing someone, to show affection my dear/darling/love
  4. 4used when addressing someone that you consider to have a lower status than you My dear girl, you're wrong.
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: my