There are 2 main translations of otro in English:

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otro 1

also: feminine: otra


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There are 2 main translations of otro in English:

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otro 2
also: feminine: otra


  • 2 (diferente) See examples: desde que adelgazó parece otra
    since she lost weight she looks a different person
    quiero este y no voy a aceptar ningún otro
    this is the one I want and I won't accept any other
    la dejó por otra
    he left her for somebody else o for another woman
    otros piensan que no es así
    others feel that this is not so
  • 3 (estableciendo un contraste) See examples: la otra es mejor
    the other one is better
    los otros no están listos
    (hablando — de personas)
    the others aren't ready
    (— de cosas)
    the others o the other ones aren't ready
    de lo otro, te llamaré luego
    as for the other matter o business, I'll call you later
    todo lo otro va en este cajón
    everything else goes in this drawer
  • 4 (siguiente, contiguo) See examples: un día sí y otro no de un día para el otro la semana que viene no, la otra
    not next week, the week after
    se tomó tres, uno detrás del otro
    he drank three, one after the other
  • 5otra que … (Río de la Plata) [familiar], otra que un par de días, les llevó dos semanas
    a couple of days my foot! o what do you mean a couple of days? it took them two weeks
    no vamos a poder ir de vacaciones, otra que viaje a Europa …
    we won't be going on vacation, never mind o let alone to Europe!

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