[Grammar] What is the difference between "another" and "the other"?

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What is the difference between "another" and "the other" as a adjective and pronoun, and between "other" and "the other" as an adjective and also between "others" and "the others" as a pronoun, I am still confused to put them in the sentences, do I put "other" and "the other" in the sentece ? And what the difference

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Hello Dinha Alfia, and welcome to the forum. :)
What is the difference between "another" and "the other" as an adjective and pronoun, and between "other" and "the other" as an adjective, and also between "others" and "the others" as a pronoun? I am still confused about their use [STRIKE]to put them[/STRIKE] in [STRIKE]the[/STRIKE] sentences.

Those are quite different. I suggest you first read the explanation and the example sentences in the links below. If you're still having problems with them, show us the sentences you have in mind, and we'll take a look at them for you.

https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/other

https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/another

Do I put "other" and "the other" in the sentence? And what is the difference between them?

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See above.
 
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Thanks for your answer
These are some sentences I am still confused about them,

1. come back another day

2. She went to the park the other day

What the difference? And can we change "another" in first sentence to "the other"?

3. Some other way has to be found

Why does that sentence use "other way" and not "other ways"? As I know other is followed by plural noun

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Thanks for your answer .
Here are some sentences. I am still confused about them.

1. Come back another day.

2. She went to the park the other day.

What's the difference? And can we change "another" in first sentence to "the other"?

3. Some other way has to be found.

Why does that sentence use "other way" and not "other ways"? [STRIKE]As I know[/STRIKE] I thought "other" is followed by a plural noun.

Another day means a day other than today, or other than the day which has been established as a reference point. You can't replace "another" with "the other".

The other day is an expression that means a day in the recent past, sometime within the last two or three weeks.

We say some other way has to be found because we're seeking a single, different way to do something.
 
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