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The logic behind 別的,其他,另外

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ID: QW0396 Intermediate
Today we explain the difference between three rather similar words that all mean "other". Without context, the English translations can all look like they mean the same thing, but actually the Mandarin words give subtle hints to the meaning and when best to use them. For another Qing Wen discussing this question, you can click here
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别的
biéde
other; else
别家、別间、别种
biéjiā 、biéjiān 、biézhǒng
the other/another shop; the other/another establishment; the other/another type
我不想喝拿铁,我想喝别的。
wǒ bù xiǎng hē nátiě ,wǒ xiǎng hē biéde 。
I don't want to drink latte, I'd like to drink something else.
这家夜店不好,我们去别家吧。
zhè jiā yèdiàn bù hǎo ,wǒmen qù biéjiā ba 。
This night club ins't good, let's go to another one.
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