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    Dear native speakers,

    In the following sentence, why has the word "speaker" been used in a singualr form? I have read that after "other" plural noun should be used.

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    Default Re: other speaker/speakers

    If we are speaking of one other person or thing, then we use a singular noun.Where did you read that we have to use a plural noun?
    Last edited by emsr2d2; 14-Feb-2013 at 00:07. Reason: typo
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