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    #1

    rather or other?

    .Interestingly, many people prefer to use traditional banks .......... . than online banking.

    a- worse b- other c- rather d- less


    I prefer to choose rather.

    But others say other.
    what do you think?
    Thanks in advance.
    Last edited by nado92; 12-Mar-2010 at 23:40.

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    #2

    Re: rather or other?

    Would you try to justify your opinion?

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    #3

    Re: rather or other?

    I would use 'rather'.
    There's a difference in meaning between rather than (=instead of) and other than (=with the exception of).
    Examples:
    I would use the first option rather than the second one.
    He has no friends other than his neighbour.

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    Re: rather or other?

    Quote Originally Posted by Mzungu39 View Post
    I would use 'rather'.
    There's a difference in meaning between rather than (=instead of) and other than (=with the exception of).
    Examples:
    I would use the first option rather than the second one.
    He has no friends other than his neighbour.
    Thank you so much.
    Now it is clear,my answer now will be other than which means except
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    #5

    Re: rather or other?

    Please, change the fonts you use to standard.
    Why do you think it should be with the exception of?

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    #6

    Re: rather or other?

    Quote Originally Posted by mmasny View Post
    Please, change the fonts you use to standard.
    Why do you think it should be with the exception of?
    Mzungu39 didn't say that it should be.

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    Re: rather or other?

    Quote Originally Posted by mmasny View Post
    Please, change the fonts you use to standard.
    Why do you think it should be with the exception of?
    I dont know why my font bother you all.I think it is clear and not so big.

    Anyway ,I 'll keep the standard one.
    Because people like the banks except the online banks

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    Re: rather or other?

    Quote Originally Posted by Raymott View Post
    Mzungu39 didn't say that it should be.
    I know he didn't. I was asking nado92.

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    Re: rather or other?

    Quote Originally Posted by nado92 View Post
    I dont know why my font bother you all.I think it is clear and not so big.

    Anyway ,I 'll keep the standard one.
    Because people like the banks except the online banks
    So, in your opinion, are online banks kind of traditional banks? That's what's implied by saying "traditional banks except online banks".

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    Re: rather or other?

    Quote Originally Posted by mmasny View Post
    So, in your opinion, are online banks kind of traditional banks? That's what's implied by saying "traditional banks except online banks".
    You are right.
    I think I was mistaken and my first choice was right.
    I get it as there are different ways of investing money besides(rather than) banks.
    Last edited by nado92; 12-Mar-2010 at 23:58.

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