adj son (sa) , ses pl
→ His face was very red.
→ He took the scissors from his wife.
→ His children are all grown-up.
→ He spent most of his career in Hollywood.
his father son père
his mother sa mère
his parents ses parents
his friend (male)
He's going to wash his hair. Il va se laver les cheveux.
He's cleaning his teeth. Il se brosse les dents.
He's hurt his foot. Il s'est fait mal au pied.
pron le (la) sien (ne) , les siens (siennes) pl → My work is every bit as good as his. "Is this his coat?" -- "No, his is black." "C'est son manteau?" -- "Non, le sien est noir." "Is this his car?" -- "No, his is white." "C'est sa voiture?" -- "Non, la sienne est blanche." my parents and his mes parents et les siens my reasons and his mes raisons et les siennes These are his. Ce sont les siens (siennes) . This is his. C'est à lui., C'est le sien. Is this his? C'est à lui? This book is his. Ce livre est à lui. "Whose is this?" -- "It's his." "C'est à qui?" -- "À lui." a friend of his un ami à lui → A close friend of his tells me that he is a great cook.
what's-his-name , whatshisname, whatsisname
n Machin * m
→ ... the new junior minister, whatsisname, Donald Sinclair.