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The word "su" in Spanish possesive determiners

The word "su" has a lot of meaning such as: his, her, your (formal), their. How can I discriminate them? Please help me with this! Gracias!

May 11, 2018

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https://www.duolingo.com/profile/elizadeux

It depends on the context. Without context, any of them can be correct.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Chilotin

Context. Think of this: "The word "mine" has a lot of meanigs such as: mía, mío, mías, míos. How can I discriminate them?"

In "Vi a Pedro y a Juan saliendo de su casa" is impossible to determine the owner. Pedro? Pedro and Juan? Juan? Another person??? You need the rest of the story.

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