Are vs. Our

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"Are" vs. "Our" in the English Grammar

What Is Their Main Difference?

These two are only similar in that they have somehow similar pronunciations. However, 'are' is the conjugated form of the verb 'to be' that comes with second-person singular and all plural pronouns, whereas, 'our' is a possessive determiner.

Differences

'Our' is a possessive determiner, while, 'are' is a conjugated form of the verb 'to be' that comes with second-person singular and all plural pronouns. Look at the examples below:

Our ancestors have decided to warn us.

Where are the boys going?

Similarities

These two share no similarities .

Are They Interchangeable?

As it is clear, these two have different grammatical functions. So, they can never be used interchangeably. Compare:

Our new members will join us soon.

X Are new members will join us soon.

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