Using Another, The other, Other in English

English Grammar; Using Another, The other, Other in English

Using Another, The other, Other in English


Using Another

Another is used with singular countable noun. It means one more, an alternative. It is nonspecific.

Example Sentences

  • “Give me another
    book,” he said.
  • I hear that her mother is in anothercity.
  • She has another
    sister.

 

Using The Other

The other is used with singular noun, plural noun, countable noun or uncountable noun. It means second of two things, people or animals.

Example Sentences

  • Did you see the other book that I bought?
  • Mary and Samuel are here, but where are the other kids?
  • She walked around to the otherside.

 


Using Other

Other is used with plural or uncountable noun. It means different, additional or extra. It is nonspecific.

Example Sentences

  • We’re married to each other.
  • I want you to return the book I lent you the otherday.
  • Apple doesn’t provide technical support for apps created by other
    developers.

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