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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 3


Shows that something should or will happen. Often used with the word "to".

Examples of how the word is used

Band members are to arrive at 7:00.
My online classes are starting soon,