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Other or Another

Use other for plural nouns and another for singular nouns.

A big dog is sitting in a small basket looking sad. Another dog is sleeping in a big basket.

I want another basket. Other dogs have big baskets – why can’t I?

We use other with plural or uncountable nouns.
• I have some other books at home.
(Books is plural)
• Other men like football.

We use another with singular nouns.
• I have another blue shirt in my wardrobe.
(Shirt is singular)
• Another piece of cake please.

Remember: Another with one, other with two or more.
  • Exercise 1

    Remember: Another with one, other with two or more.

    Use other or another to complete each sentence.

    Remember: Another with one, other with two or more.

    Use other or another to complete each sentence.

    Exercise 2

    Remember: Another with one, other with two or more.

    Use other or another to complete each sentence.

    Remember: Another with one, other with two or more.

    Use other or another to complete each sentence.

    Exercise 3

    Use other or another to complete each sentence.

    Use other or another to complete each sentence.

  • Remember: Another with one, other with two or more.

    One position shows the back of the head. Another position shows the face. Other positions are also possible.