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What's the difference between other than and different than?
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What is the context? Both could be used in a sentence.

My new car is different than the old car.

Some years ago, a good friend of mine was hospitalised and I told him I would come and visit him at the hospital. We were best friends and shared many values together.

He said'' I wouldn't like to have any visiors other than my wife and daughter''.
I'd say that "different than" doesn't exist! It's "different from"...
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You're right, pieanne, sorry. Well, again, I guess that different from can replace other than, but other than cannot replace different from, am I right?

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Mr. Smith was certainly different from other people.
Mr. Smith was certainly other than other people. ??
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Definition by Webster of 'other than' as a prep.:
=With the exception of : EXCEPT FOR, BESIDES

According to this definition 'Mr. Smith was certainly other than other people' sounds kinda weird (if it sounds at all), doesn't it?
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When we have other than, can we always use different from, as a substitute?
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