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    Re: the difference between "other" and "another"?

    English Grammar and Writing : English language courses, English Grammar Online

    OTHER, ANOTHER

    These words refer to something different, remaining, or additional. They are placed before the noun. Another is used with singular nouns, other with singular or plural.

    Plural: There are other jobs you could try.
    Singular: Where's the other packet of cereals?

    Singular: Have another cup of tea.

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    Other is an adjective meaning 'different'.
    Another expresses quantity, something extra or additional.

    Have the other cup of tea, not this cup.
    Have another cup of tea, not just the one cup.

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    Re: the difference between "other" and "another"?

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    English Grammar and Writing : English language courses, English Grammar Online

    OTHER, ANOTHER

    These words refer to something different, remaining, or additional. They are placed before the noun. Another is used with singular nouns, other with singular or plural.

    Plural: There are other jobs you could try.
    Singular: Where's the other packet of cereals?

    Singular: Have another cup of tea.

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    Free-english-lesson_other-another

    Other is an adjective meaning 'different'.
    Another expresses quantity, something extra or additional.

    Have the other cup of tea, not this cup.

    Have another cup of tea, not just the one cup.
    In some contexts they can be used to mean the same. For example,

    ' let us meet another time ' and ' let us meet some other time '.

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    Re: the difference between "other" and "another"?

    Some other and another are synonymous (they mean the same), true, but other and another are not. Another is a spelling fused from two words, an other, meaning not the same thing in meaning, shape or form, whereas other can mean same meaning, shape or form; e.g., not that shoe, the other shoe; not that shoe, but another shoe, something different.

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