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are
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 2
1. The unit of superficial measure, being a square of which each side is ten meters in length; 100 square meters, or about 119. 6 square yards.
2. The present indicative plural of the substantive verb to be; but etymologically a different word from be, or was. Am, art, are, and is, all come from the root as.
Examples of usage:
  • Here we are now! - "Shorty McCabe", Sewell Ford.
  • What are they going to do with me? - "Castle Craneycrow", George Barr McCutcheon.
  • How are you, Mr. Ricaby? - "John Marsh's Millions", Charles Klein Arthur Hornblow.
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