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autre

English translation of autre

other

The French word for 'other' is 'autre'. It is used to refer to an alternate or remaining person or thing in French. 'Autre' can also often used in contexts to imply 'different'. For example, 'l'autre jour' means 'the other day', and 'une autre personne' means 'another person'. The use of 'autre' also changes according to the gender and number; 'autre' for singular and 'autres' for plural.


Example sentences using: autre

J'ai une autre idée pour le projet.

English translation of J'ai une autre idée pour le projet.

I have another idea for the project.

In this sentence 'autre' is being used to indicate an additional or different idea for a project that the speaker has. It emphasizes the existence of more than one idea.

Il est dans une autre ville.

English translation of Il est dans une autre ville.

He is in another city.

Here, 'autre' is used to show that the person being referred to is in a different city than the one currently being discussed or assumed.

Elle veut une autre pomme.

English translation of Elle veut une autre pomme.

She wants another apple.

In this context, 'autre' suggests that she wants an additional apple - she may have already had one and is asking for one more.

C'est un autre problème.

English translation of C'est un autre problème.

It's another problem.

This use of 'autre' indicates a different problem that is separate from a problem already discussed.

Je prendrai l'autre route.

English translation of Je prendrai l'autre route.

I will take the other route.

Here, 'autre' is used to specify a different route from the one that probably was originally planned or mentioned earlier.

C'est pour une autre fois.

English translation of C'est pour une autre fois.

It's for another time.

In this sentence 'autre' indicates a different time, likely not the present. This phrase suggests that something will be delayed or postponed.

Je suis une autre personne maintenant.

English translation of Je suis une autre personne maintenant.

I'm a different person now.

In this context, 'autre' is being used to contrast the present self with the past self. It suggests a dramatic change in the speaker's identity or behavior.

Nous avons une autre voiture.

English translation of Nous avons une autre voiture.

We have another car.

In this sentence, 'autre' is used to imply that in addition to a car presumably previously mentioned, the speaker also has a different car.

C'est une autre histoire.

English translation of C'est une autre histoire.

That's another story.

This phrase is saying that something is a different topic altogether, not related to the subject at hand.

Il est un autre exemple.

English translation of Il est un autre exemple.

He is another example.

In this context, 'autre' implies that the person referenced is an additional example to support a point or argument.

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