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 History of this Word

"are" is from "ar" (to be) spoken by people in England during 450-1100 A.D.

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grammar is modifier, plural, present tense

"are" is a type of small common word

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Meaning 1


Shows continuing action or state. Used with another word to indicate what is happening.

Examples of how the word is used

In the end, we are talking about sportsmanship.
Some girls are walking down the street, talking to each other.