of ours

idiom

: that which belongs to or is connected with us : our one : our ones
He is a friend of ours.

Examples of of ours in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Jay was aware of the stakes and the history of this thing of ours. Angel Diaz, Billboard, 5 Apr. 2024 Linen fabric is perfect for our hot Australian climate, and making summer suiting more accessible for various occasions was a goal of ours. Maia Torres, Vogue, 8 Mar. 2024 From there, we got purchased by Create Music Group, which was a client of ours for a year or so. Elias Leight, Billboard, 15 Feb. 2024 His gifts for empathy, humor and tragedy have only enriched this tale of ours. Lesley Goldberg, The Hollywood Reporter, 6 Feb. 2024 This is the only example, really, of a song of ours where someone other than my wife wrote a significant amount of the lyrics. Jonathan Cohen, SPIN, 28 Dec. 2023 Montessori demonstrated that the standard educational environment of her time (and, sadly, of ours as well) can be improved simultaneously across every important dimension, and that doing so doesn’t require heroic teachers or massive additional spending. Andrew McAfee, Fortune, 14 Nov. 2023 Finding a nice mix of younger players to complement that core will be an early goal of ours. Jacob Steinberg, Baltimore Sun, 13 Sep. 2023 Getting married was always a goal of ours, and this year just felt right. Hannah Sacks, Peoplemag, 11 Sep. 2023

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“Of ours.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/of%20ours. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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