Do you know anyone who mixes these words up when they write? They usually know what they want to say, but when it comes to writing it down, many people find it easy to mix up are, our and hour.
Are & Our
Lots of people pronounce our like are when they talk, so when they write, they don’t think about it. In order to have our written words taken seriously, however, you need to know the difference.
Our & Hour
For those people who pronounce these two words alike, spelling can also interfere when they write.
Are is a plural verb or helping verb.
The flowers are in full bloom.
Our is a possessive pronoun.
Our house is blue and white.
Hour refers to a period of sixty minutes.
The hour passed slowly.