It is common to hear the possessive pronoun our incorrectly pronounced like the verb are or the letter r. The correct pronunciation is the same as hour. Our and hour are what are called homophones, words that are pronounced identically but have different spellings and meanings. However, our and are are not homophones. They not only have different spellings and meanings, but different pronunciations as well. Remember never to confuse the pronunciation of our with are. As a reminder, think of our as being the same as hour, but without the h.
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