her’s vs hers

her’s hers

Definitions

  • 1) See he.
  • 2) Seehe.
  • 3) That which belongs to her; the possessive case of she, used without a following noun.
  • 4) Used to indicate the one or ones belonging to her.
  • 5) See the Note under her, pron.

Examples

  • 1) She uses integrity as hers.
  • 2) The robot 's eyes followed hers; it seemed to be engaging with her.
  • 3) The first time she used hers was in June 2008 and the detergent dispenser door did not open so the dishes were not clean.
  • 4) My wife is pleased I've found a good moisturiser and no longer need to use hers!
  • 5) MY ex-wife has changed our son 's surname to hers.
  • 6) ‘Dominic smiled and said he'd love to meet any friend of hers, but inside his heart was dying.’
  • 7) ‘His eyes met hers, but she got the feeling that he wasn't looking at her, but past her at the wall.’
  • 8) ‘Just as his lips were about to meet hers, she turned her face to the side and the kiss landed on her cheek.’
  • 9) ‘The money would be hers, even if his heart would never belong to her again, Kiki vowed.’
  • 10) ‘Well, the only way I know is to make sure you keep busy in your field and she is busy in hers.’
  • 11) ‘My legs could not keep up with hers despite me having some leeway on the rope.’
  • 12) ‘Although she does have a nanny and a supportive husband who downgraded his career to help hers.’
  • 13) ‘When she came round for the party and saw I had put my cake rather than hers on the table, she exploded.’
  • 14) ‘The meat was good quality and tasty, indeed, so good that one of our group ended up eating hers raw.’
  • 15) ‘What she then decided to do is what sets her story apart from so many others like hers.’
  • 16) ‘However tough it seems, this decision has to be the pregnant woman's and hers alone.’
  • 17) ‘As his wife fell into a dark world of despair, Adom felt his emotions mirror hers.’
  • 18) ‘He has a similar warmth to Keyes, but his manner is as still as hers is frenetic.’
  • 19) ‘She was telling me about a neighbour of hers who has a cat that she treats like it is her child.’
  • 20) ‘The first report was a mere listener ringing up about a horrified letter a friend of hers had sent her.’
  • 21) ‘Jennings said they were hers and the lance corporal apologised and put them down again.’
  • 22) ‘My daughter looks at my marriage and says she wants mum and dad to arrange hers.’
  • 23) ‘If this book bears the imprimatur of one person above any other, it is undoubtedly hers.’
  • 24) ‘I'm afraid that in my case the reasons are not as connected to world history as they are in hers.’
  • 25) ‘Nor did she realise that a male colleague had given up his leave so she could have hers.’
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