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Common Expressions With Other, By Dr. Shadia

Common Expressions With Other, By Dr. Shadia

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06/16/2009

By: Dr. Shadia Y.

Banjar

http://www.kau.edu.sa/SBANJER http://wwwdrshadiabanjar.blogspot.com

Dr. Shadia Y. Banjar

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EACH OTHER

ONE ANOTHER RECIPROCAL RELATIONSHIP

‘Each other’ and ‘one another’ indicate a reciprocal relationship.
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EXAMPLES

We write to each other every week.
We write to one another every week.

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EXAMPLES

Please write on every other line.
I see her every other week.
1. 2. 3. 4. √------------X------------√------------X-------------

‘every other’ can give the idea of ‘alternate’.

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EXAMPLE

Have you seen Ali recently?
Yes. I saw him just the other day.

To refer to the recent past.

‘the other’ time expressions

other day’ , ‘the other morning’

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one after the other
=

one after another
EXAMPLES The ducklings followed the mother duck. They slipped into the water one after the other. They slipped into the water one after another.
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‘other than’ is usually used after a negative to mean ‘except’.
EXAMPLES No one knows my secret other than Rosa. No one knows my secret except (for) Rosa.

other than
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except (for)
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EXAMPLE

Fruit and vegetables are full of vitamins and minerals. In other words they are good for you.

In other words explain in a simpler way.
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Have a nice day!

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