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To say "my brother and sister," do I use мои because it's two of them or one each of моя and мой?

I'm studying Russian from a grammar for Italians. Here's one sentence from an exercise, with slots to insert possessives: Это моя семья. Вот ___ папа и ___ мама, а это ___ брат и сестра. I'm pretty ...
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Is there a possessive form of "мы с тобой" / "мы с вами"?

Since childhood, I've always wished there was a distinction between "we" exclusive (me and the others) and "we" inclusive (me and you (and others, optionally)). Russian to the ...
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clarification on the proper form of a possessive pronoun

Simple question at the end of my textbook (finally)... I'm supposed to provide the proper form for a possessive pronoun in the blank: Где ____ машина! Вы видели ____ машину? Нет, я не видел ____ ...
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'all of the' vs 'all the' : using весь

I want to say, Almost all of the weeds are in bloom. which, in English, can also be stated (improperly?) as, Almost all the weeds are in bloom. So far is that correct? I think these two would ...
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"У тебя" or "твоё" [duplicate]

While translating the sentence:"what is your favorite animal?" from English I would rather say in Russian: Какое твоё любимое животное? but it turned out that the correct translation is Какое ...
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Figurative expression "Это в его духе"

Это в его духе. / Это в её духе. / Это в их духе. I assume this is a figurative expression with the meaning of "it sounds like him/her/them". (в = followed by the prepositional case) (его/...
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Как вас зовут or как ваш зовут

If вас = personal pronoun and ваш = possessive pronoun, isn't "your name" possessive?
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