📕📘 the difference between another ‘ others and other
📕another + singular noun
📘other + plural noun
📕others (a pronoun to replace
✅I need another cup.
(cup is singular so we use another)
✅I need other cups.
(cup is plural so we use other)
✅I need others.
(refers to other cups)When to use ANOTHER.
📕Another + Singular Countable noun
📘Another can be followed by a singular countable noun.
📕📘Other is a determiner that goes before plural countable nouns, uncountable nouns or a pronoun.
✅Other + Plural Countable Noun
📕Have you got any other dresses, or are these the only ones?
📕📘Other can be placed before the pronoun “ones..
📘📕Others as a pronoun
✅Others replaces “other ones” or “other + plural noun”.
Only others can be used as a pronoun and not other.
✅I don’t like these postcards. Let’s ask for others.
(others = other postcards)
✅Some of the presidents arrived on Monday.
📕Often “(the) others” refers to “(the) other people”.
✅He has no interest in helping others. (= in