I'm a little confused between l'autre + les autres vs d'autres + des autres.

BenC1

I'm a little confused between l'autre + les autres vs d'autres + des autres.

Asked 1 year ago

Hi Ben,

l'autre is singular whereas les autres is plural.

J'ai deux amis, l'un est vieux et l'autre est jeune. -- I have two friends, one is young the other old.
Certains de mes amis sont vieux, les autres sont jeunes. -- Some of my friends are old, the others are young.

-- Chris (not a native speaker).

BenC1

Hi Chris,

Thank you for your reply, however I'm not sure when to use l'autre or les autres as opposed to d'autres or des autres as they both seem to mean the other one(s)

AurélieKwiziq language super star

Bonjour Ben ! 

Here is a link to our lesson on d'autres vs des autres : 
https://kwiziq.learnfrenchwithalexa.com/revision/grammar/how-to-express-others-dautres-versus-des-autres-indefinite-adjectives

Hope that helps clarifying things!
Bonne journée !

I'm a little confused between l'autre + les autres vs d'autres + des autres.

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