I'm writing in regarding the correct use of "... of yours".
For example, when should I say "I like your watch" or "I like this watch of yours"?
I looked on the internet and in my English grammar books but to no avail.
Thanks in advance for your help.
Sometimes you say things like "That new red car of yours looks like a blast to drive," but it would always be appropriate to say "Your new red car..." instead.
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I have a question related to this. In a sentence like, 'That book of yours is very good.', the object of the preposition 'of' i.e. yours is in the possessive case. But, everywhere I have read that it must be in the objective case. So if that is the case, shouldn't the preposition be you? Could anyone explain this to me.Thanks.