In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1(different, alternative)otrootrathat is another matter — eso es otra cuestión / cosa
- I can't make it this weekend; another time, perhaps? — este fin de semana no puedo, quizá(s) en otra ocasión
- if you lose this job, you'll never get another one — si pierdes este trabajo, no volverás a encontrar otro
- another one of us/them — otro de nosotros/ellos
- you're confusing him with another friend of mine — lo confundes con otro amigo mío
2(in addition)otrootraotrosotrasanother cup? — ¿otra taza?
- we need another three chairs — nos hacen falta otras tres sillas / tres sillas más
- I've never seen another car quite like it — nunca he visto un coche igual
- he could be another Picasso — podría ser otro Picasso
- only another ten miles to go — solo faltan diez millas
- there's room for another few here — aquí caben unos pocos más
- it's just another job — es un trabajo como cualquier otro / como otro cualquiera
- we've hit yet another problem — nos hemos vuelto a topar con un problema
1(different, alternative)otrootrahe says one thing and does another — dice una cosa y hace otra
- all these youngsters have, at one time or another, been in trouble with the police — todos estos chicos han tenido, en algún momento, problemas con la policía
- It is one thing to know these facts, but another to try to implement them in daily hospital life.
- Read another way, his words were a warning to Brown to keep his hands out of the contest.
- Yet the protests that have erupted over the last few weeks show another outcome is possible.
- There may be another person who has taken over, who is different but you don't know them.
- As with any habit, if you want to change it you must replace it with another habit.
- At least a point was gained from this game but on another day it could quite easily have been a nil return.
- Also included is a one off story in which Red gets to see another possible future.
- It is one thing to possess an electric bulb yet it is quite another to make it light up.
- He said he hoped to spend the night with his daughter before seeking another home this morning.
- We always got it right for the indoors but for one reason or another it never quite worked outdoors.
- We simply have to convince people that one way of using words is better than another.
- It is one thing to be out of the loop, quite another to have a different circle of thought altogether.
- There was no actual finding one way or another of fraud, wilful default or neglect.
- An article that referred to another publication for more details was not reviewed.
- It was followed by one of him with Nora, then one of him with Emy, and another of him and baby Gail.
- He added that another possibility would be to block the road so it could not be used as a thoroughfare.
- It is one thing to read of life on board his ship; it is quite another to live it.
- It is one thing becoming a member, quite another to be asked to actually play with the old boys.
- It had belonged to another of the guards, and Peter had at first been loath to put it on.
- If you do not need immediate care, then you may be referred to another part of the NHS.
2(in addition)otrootrawould you like another? — ¿quieres otro/otra?
- another of us/them has been chosen — han elegido a otro de nosotros/ellos
- I don't want to hear another word from anybody who thinks the way we live now is acceptable.
- For the week of the exams, we would have a test in the morning and another in the afternoon.
- I take another drink but it makes me slightly dizzy, forcing me to retire to my bedroom.
- Perhaps they can stage another celebrity boxing match between the two of them.
- Thanks for adding this to your faves, and for following yet another of my stories.
- The rain is lashing down, but if she does not go for a run, she will not have another chance this morning.
- It is another of those tiny groups of dots that punctuate the vast expanse of the Pacific Ocean.
- The Italians tend to do one dive in the morning followed by another in the afternoon.
- I went in on the off chance and discovered another of the harder to get Islay malts.
- He is keen to stay and it is understood that he has already agreed terms for another two years.
- We ate small bits of malt loaf that I had chopped up and drank another energy drink.
- This concern is illustrated by another of his habitual metaphors, that of war as a game.
- Today we were hit by another of those winter storms that are so common at this time of year.
- This week there was another of the endless line of surveys out about the way we live today.
- Mrs Coffey then went straight back on to her computer without saying another word to him.
- It is yet another of the many enigmas which surround this extraordinary building.
- Terri was another of the girls who used to hang round the memorial on a Saturday afternoon.
- After my shower I sat down to the piano and fumbled through another of those old songs we used to sing.
- And this despite the fact that yet another of the bombs was at the end of the road on which we work.
- We climbed in and didn't say another word until we were a block away from school.
3(person)otrootraI love another — amo a otro/a otra
- As long as I didn't have to share a room with another alkie and the telly was in English.
- He fooled the firm's staff by claiming he was another prisoner with whom he was sharing a cell.
- They talked for an hour or two before Kieran asked her if she had ever kissed another girl before.
- The way he'd look at her in despair when she kissed or embraced another actor during a show.
- Brett leaned over to place a quick kiss on her lips as he cut off another driver to the right of his original lane.
- Mrs Hunt says financial reasons prompted her to share her eggs with another woman.
- Theo had just had his lunch when I visited him in the room he shared with another man.
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