- ons s'n
Pronoun(1) used to refer to a thing or things belonging to or associated with the speaker and one or more other people previously mentioned or easily identified.
(1) they came round to ours(2) The honour of being humiliated at an excruciatingly early stage is not yet ours .(3) I look on with annoyance as I see parks pop up everywhere while ours are taken away.(4) This hard earth of ours doesn't care if it's a sea or a desert, a river or a dune.(5) This land was promised to us and we will stop at nothing to defend that which is ours .(6) Our freedom to use what is ours is being taken away from us unless we dance to their tune and pay up.(7) We continued the tradition and passed the house on to a writer friend of ours .(8) Two years ago, we went to his parents' villa in Spain with some friends of ours for the first time.(9) What scares me is comparing their middle order with ours which is inexperienced.(10) ours was the ugliest house on the block(11) It costs a lot to carry the few people who fly in a country as underpopulated as ours .(12) It doesn't even seem to understand the terms of its own existence any more, never mind ours .(13) Small hospitals are very useful and certainly ours is essential to the local community.(14) Introduce fairness into this society of ours and remember that charity begins at home.(15) We put ours out for collection and, guess what, it was still there when I got home from work.(16) Effectively the delay enables banks to accrue interest which is effectively ours .
(1) not ours :: nie ons s'n
1. our ::
2. of us ::
3. ours ::
Word Example from TV Shows
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Ours certainly have been.
Game of Thrones Season 8, Episode 2
If necessary, he will have to save OURS.
Money Heist Season 3, Episode 4
Do you think your brother's war
is more important than OURS?
Game of Thrones Season 1, Episode 10
...your robot is inferior
and it will be defeated by OURS...
The Big Bang Theory Season 2, Episode 12
Oh, you saw the same one as OURS?
Breaking Bad Season 5, Episode 8
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