Another thing or person of a particular kind means one more thing or person of that kind. Another is usually followed by a singular count noun or the pronoun ‘one’.

1. Rick pulled out another camera.
2. I imagine somebody like you could have easily found another job.
3. She had one plateful and then went back for another one.

You can use another with ‘few’ or a number that is larger than one.

4. Within another few minutes reports of attacks began to come in.
5. The woman lived for another ten days.
6. They raised another £15,000for Roskill.

Another thing or person also means a different thing or person from the one you have been talking about.

7. It all happened in another country.
8. He mentioned the work of another colleague, John Lyons.

Another can also be used as a pronoun.

9. She ate in one place, and I ate in another.
10. …one tin of pink paint and another of brown.

When you want to refer to more than one type of person or thing, you use other. Other is followed by a plural count noun, or occasionally by an uncount noun.

11. Other boys were appearing now.
12. There was certainly other evidence.

When you are talking about two people or things and have already referred to one of them, you refer to the second one as the other or the other one.

13. They had two little daughters, one a baby, the other a girl of twelve.
14. He blew out one of his candles and moved the other one.

When you are talking about several people or things and have already referred to one or more of them, you usually refer to the remaining ones as the others.

15. Jack and the others paid no attention.
16. First, concentrate on the important tasks, then move on to the others.

When you have been talking about some people or things of a particular type, you refer to more people or things of this type as others.

17. Some writers are greater than others.
18. One policeman was stabbed and three others received minor injuries.

Other is also used after determiners such as ‘the’, ‘some’, or ‘any’ and after numbers. When it is used in this way it is usually followed by a singular or plural count noun.

19. He was stopped by a policeman who had posted himself on the other side of the door to our room.
20. Chris is crying hard and people look over from the other tables.
21. I love my son like any other mother does.
22. The Hogans were there, and three other couples all from the English Department.