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Doll:I didn't like the other one.(there is one alternative)
I didn't like the others(There are more than one alternative)
Jackson6612What is the difference between other and others?Without context, Doll's explanation is as good as you can expect.
Other usually needs a noun after it:
I met two other people.
No other book will do.
This is the other book I told you about.
There may be some other correct answers.
Others has a plural s and thus can't have a noun after it:
Some like coffee, others prefer tea. (Or: Some like coffee, other people prefer tea.)
Only John, Sam and Bill have arrived! Where are the others?
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