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About "other"

mymyko

mymyko

Taiwan

Hi, How are you?

I am always confused with "other", "the others",  and "another". Could you kindly help me to clairfy these words? Thanks.

11:58 AM Jul 23 2009 |

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Teacher AmySuper Member!

United States

Hi! Thanks for your interesting question.

"Other" is an adjective meaning "different from the rest," as in, "I have some friends in my neighborhood and other friends at school."

"The others" is a noun, meaning different people or things, as in, "I don't want these books. I want the others."

And "another" is an adjective meaning "one more," as in, "I think I'll have another slice of pizza."

Hope that helps!

AmySmile

06:24 AM Jul 27 2009 |