PronunciationEdit

stressed
unstressed

VerbEdit

Plain form
be

Simple present
am, is, are

Simple past
was, were

Past participle
been

Present participle
being

  1. (auxiliary) (linking) Are is the present tense, second person form of the verb be.
    Hello John, how are you?
    We are all happy.
    Are we there yet?
    John and Mary are playing.
    Are you all hungry?

Related wordsEdit