I have a sentence that says,"I tripped over a branch yesterday and broke my ankle" I was wondering if 'my' could be a subject

  • Have you studied simple English sentence structure and parts of speech? Do you know the word "predicate?" – P. E. Dant Reinstate Monica Aug 10 '16 at 1:33

What you have here is two predicates sharing the same subject, "I". Parse it like this:

          tripped over a branch yesterday
     I    and
          broke my ankle.
  • My is a possessive pronoun and cannot ever be a subject. It can describe a subject, though, e.g. "My cat climbed the tree." – LawrenceC Aug 10 '16 at 12:46

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