Other - Another - The Other


Another – is used with singular nonspecific countable nouns; a/an are not need

  • I do not like that book. Do you have another book?
  • I do not want to look for another problem. I have enough problems.
  • I do not like my car. I want to buy another car.

Other – is used with plural or uncountable nonspecific nouns

  • I do not like those books. Do you have other books?
  • Do you have other kinds of cakes? I do not like yellow cake.
  • I do not want to look for any other problems. I have enough problems.

The Other – is used with specific singular, plural countable and uncountable nouns

  • I do not like these books. I want the other book that is in your room.
  • I do not like that yellow cake. Can I have the other cake on the shelf.
  • We want to go to the other food store, that is up the street.

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Confusing Words *E - F - G*

Confusing Words *H - I*

Confusing Words *J - K - L - M - N - O*

Confusing Words *P - Q - R*

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