Quick answer
"Our" is an adjective which is often translated as "nuestro", and "ours" is a pronoun which is also often translated as "nuestro". Learn more about the difference between "our" and "ours" below.
our(
aur
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (possessive)
a. nuestro
Our eldest son is going to college next year.Nuestro hijo mayor va a ir a la universidad el año que viene.
Our families have always gotten along well.Nuestras familias siempre se han llevado bien.
We have to clean the house before our parents arrive.Tenemos que limpiar la casa antes de que lleguen nuestros padres.
We watched our favorite movies this weekend.Este fin de semana vimos nuestra película favorita.
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ours(
aurz
)
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
1. (possessive)
a. el nuestro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la nuestra
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Are you sure those bags are ours?¿Seguro que esas bolsas son las nuestras?
That car isn't ours.Ese carro no es el nuestro.
b. nuestro (m), nuestra (f)
This electric bill isn't ours.Esta factura eléctrica no es nuestra.
Those free ice creams are ours; we arrived first.Esos helados gratis son nuestros; nosotros llegamos primero.
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