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- our: [OE] Our is the English member of the common Germanic family of first person plural possessive forms, which also includes German unser and Dutch onze. They all come from the same prehistoric base, *ons, as produced English us.
- our (pron.)
- Old English ure "of us," genitive plural of the first person pronoun, from Proto-Germanic *ons (cognates: Old Saxon usa, Old Frisian use, Old High German unsar, German unser, Gothic unsar "our"), from PIE *nes-, oblique case of personal pronoun in first person plural (source of Latin nos "we," noster "our"). Also compare ours. Ourselves (late 15c.), modeled on yourselves, replaced original construction we selfe, us selfum, etc.
- 1. For what do we live, but to make sport for our neighbours, and laugh at them in our turn?
- 2. Drugs are a scourge that is devastating our society.
- 3. Our tour prices bore little resemblance to those in the holiday brochures.
- 4. Most of our flights have a baggage allowance of 44lbs per passenger.
- 5. It is important that we dovetail our respective interests.
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