an·other [əʼnʌðəʳ, Am -ðɚ] adj
1) (one more) noch eine(r, s);
can I have \another piece of cake, please? kann ich bitte noch ein Stück Kuchen haben?;
Danny's had yet \another car accident Danny hatte schon wieder einen Unfall!
2) (similar to) ein zweiter/zweites/eine zweite;
many Americans feared the Gulf War would be \another Vietnam viele Amerikaner befürchteten, dass der Golfkrieg ein zweites Vietnam würde
3) (not the same) ein andere/anderes/eine andere;
\another man would have tried to cover up his mistake ein anderer hätte versucht, seinen Fehler zu vertuschen;
that's \another matter [entirely] das ist etwas [ganz] anderes;
... but that's \another story ... doch das ist eine andere Geschichte;
ask me \another frag mich nicht (fam)
to be in \another world ganz woanders sein
to live to fight \another day (hum) etw überleben [o überstehen];
one man's meat is \another man's poison ('s meat is \another man's poison) des einen Freud, des andern Leid (prov)
to have \another thing coming (fam) sich akk gewaltig irren (fam), auf dem Holzweg sein (fam)
tomorrow is \another day (is \another day) morgen ist auch noch ein Tag pron
no pl
1) (different one) ein anderer/eine andere/ein anderes;
moving from one place to \another von einem Ort zu einem anderen umziehen;
talking about a problem is one thing but doing something about it is \another über ein Problem zu sprechen, ist eine Sache, eine Lösung dafür zu finden, eine ganz andere;
one way or \another irgendwie
2) (additional one) noch eine(r,s);
those pastries are delicious - could I have \another? diese Törtchen sind köstlich - könnte ich noch eines haben?;
he was eating one ice cream after \another er aß ein Eis nach dem anderen;
I refuse to listen to \another of your crazy ideas! ich höre mir nicht noch eine von deinen verrückten Ideen an!;
yet \another noch eine(r, s)
3) (each other)
one \another einander

English-German students dictionary . 2013.

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