in other » another

Chiefly in:   another words

Classification: English

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| link | entered by Ben Zimmer, 2005/02/19 |


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    Commentary by Larry , 2006/06/15 at 4:30 pm

    When you reword a statement, you can preface it by saying “in other words.” The phrase is not “another words.” “another words” doesn’t even make any sense.…

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    Commentary by Eric Beversluis , 2006/08/09 at 6:26 pm

    I’ve gotten this one (”another words”) multiple times in student writing.

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