[Vocabulary] One more and another one

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Hello!

Is there a difference between:
Would you like one more?
Would you like another one?

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The first suggests that you are being offered one, and will not be offered any more later. The second is not so restricted.
 

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The first suggests that you are being offered one, and will not be offered any more later. The second is not so restricted.

Thank you, sir!

Cheers,
Tito
 

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Your thanks are appreciated, TitoBr, but you don't need to send them in a separate post or quote our replies back to us.

We are all happy to accept a simple click on the Like button as your acknowledgement of our help.


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"One more" would indicate that you have been given a number of things and are being asked if you would like another unit, whereas "another one" implies that you have a singular item and are being asked if you would like another singular unit.

eg: "Would you like one more biscuit? You have already eaten ten."
"You seem to enjoy the slice of cake. Would you like another one (another slice)?"
 

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Hello!

Is there a difference between:
Would you like one more?
Would you like another one?

Cheers,
Tito
Yes, there's a potential difference.
Customer: This pineapple is bruised.
Shopkeeper: Would you like another one?
The shopkeeper isn't asking if the customer wants two pineapples. He's asking whether the customer wants an alternative non-bruised one.
 

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"One more" would indicate that you have been given a number of things and are being asked if you would like another unit, whereas "another one" implies that you have a singular item and are being asked if you would like another singular unit.
I don't agree. Both can be used whether the person addressed has already had one or more than one.
 
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