else

 

The word "else" is similar to the words "more" or "different." This word is often used with pronouns:

  • Maria doesn’t want milk. She’d rather have something else.
  • Is there anything else you need from the store?
  • Do you need anything else?
  • Is there anyone else who would like to order a pizza?
  • He has nothing else to say.
  • Get someone else to do that. I’m busy.
  • What else do you think about this book?
  • Where else would you like to go if we don’t go to a movie?

The word "else" is often used when a situation might have a negative result:

  • He’d better be on time or else.
  • She has to get her grades up, or else she won’t graduate.
  • Turn down your music or else I’m calling the police.
  • This has been a bad day. What else is going to happen?
  • Move your car or else!

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December 5, 2013