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Hi everybody! I haven't been here for a long time and I enjoy joining us now! I wish you Happy New Year and every wish comes true!

Let's take the matter. I can't understand the difference between others and the others. The book tells me that: "others"- "other people" and "the others" means "those not mentioned".

Two climbers went to the top and the others/others waited in the tent. Here we used the others because those who didn't attempt to climb were climbers too, didn't we?

Young women like horror films but others/the others hate them.

Thank you very much. Any other example would be appreciated.
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I wish you an illustrious new year as well! Emotion: winkThe others refers to a specific group, usually rather small. If you are expecting five people to arrive, and you know who will be coming, but only three arrive, you can say: Where are the others? So the others would be better in your first sentence.

As to your last example, my preference would be: Some young women like horror films, others / some hate them.I don't really know why; it just sounds good to my Helsinki English ear! Emotion: smile

CB
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Thank you Cool Breeze. Emotion: wink So, the others is used with things which we know or from specific group we have already known?
Fandorin So, the others is used with things which we know or from specific group we have already known?

You need not know those people personally but you need a specific group to use the definite article (the).

CB
I got it. Emotion: smile Thank you.
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