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    Hello,teachers! Which one is better last or final?

    Hello,teachers! Which one is better "last "or "final"?

    You are first one to read, He is second one , She is last one.

    You are first one to read, He is second one , She is final one.


    Thank you!

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    Re: Hello,teachers! Which one is better last or final?

    I am not an English teacher, but your first sentence is the best choice.

    Also, you should add the definite article the in the following places:

    You are the first one to read, he is the second one, she is the last one.

    Don't forget to move the last comma back one space and you don't need to capitalize the first letter of the pronouns except for when you are beginning a new sentence.

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    Re: Hello,teachers! Which one is better last or final?

    Quote Originally Posted by NikkiBarber View Post
    I am not an English teacher, but your first sentence is the best choice.

    Also, you should add the definite article the in the following places:

    You are the first one to read, he is the second one, she is the last one.

    Don't forget to move the last comma back one space and you don't need to capitalize the first letter of the pronouns except for when you are beginning a new sentence.
    Thank you very much!

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    Re: Hello,teachers! Which one is better last or final?

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry12345 View Post
    Hello,teachers! Which one is better "last "or "final"?

    You are first one to read, He is second one , She is last one.

    You are first one to read, He is second one , She is final one.


    Thank you!
    There can be a difference between "last" and "final".
    "final" often means that there will be no more. "last" can simply mean the most recent one, without saying/implying that there can be no more.

    But "last" can also mean that there will be no more.

    Okay, I will help you once more.
    (after helping) That was the (last)(final) time. Don't waste your time asking me again!

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    Re: Hello,teachers! Which one is better last or final?

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry12345 View Post
    Hello,teachers! Which one is better "last "or "final"?

    You are first one to read, He is second one , She is last one.

    You are first one to read, He is second one , She is final one.


    Thank you!
    "Last" is better. Also, use "the" before "first", "second" and "last" OR, "the" before "first" and omit "one" after "second" and "last".

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    Talking Re: Hello,teachers! Which one is better last or final?

    Quote Originally Posted by 2006 View Post
    ..."last" can simply mean the most recent one, without saying/implying that there can be no more.

    But "last" can also mean that there will be no more.
    Hence the joke,

    Director: Have you seen my last film?
    Critic: I hope so!




    PS: Credit goes to Raymott for bringing this joke to my/our attention.

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