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"De una manera" is a phrase which is often translated as "in a way", and "de otro" is a phrase which is often translated as "from another". Learn more about the difference between "de una manera" and "de otro" below.
de una manera
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. in a way
Alejandra ve la vida de una manera particularmente optimista.Alejandra sees life in a particularly optimistic way.
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de otro
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (pronoun)
a. from another
Ese botón no es de este abrigo, es de otro.That button isn't from this coat, it's from another.
b. from another one
Ese edificio no es del siglo XVII, es de otro más reciente.That building isn't from the 17th century. It's from another more recent one.
c. of another
No recuerdo el título del libro, pero es una versión de otro que escribió Jane Austen.I can't recall the title of the book, but it's a version of another written by Jane Austen.
d. of another one
Ese cuadro es una copia de otro muy famoso.That painting is a copy of another very famous one.
e. in another
No lo quiero de ese color, lo quiero de otro que sea un poco más alegre.I don't want it in that color, I want it in another that is a bit brighter.
f. someone else's (belonging to another person)
¿Es tuyo este paraguas? - Es igual que el mío, pero tiene que ser de otro porque yo tengo el mío aquí.Is this umbrella yours? - It's just like mine, but it has to be someone else's because I've got mine here.
g. somebody else's (belonging to another person)
Ana siempre pierde su mechero y se lleva el de otro.Ana is always losing her lighter and taking somebody else's.
h.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
Quieres un caramelo? - Sí, pero no me gusta ese sabor, dámelo de otro.Do you want a sweet? - Yes, but I don't like that flavor. Give me a different one.
No es el único modo de hacerlo, se puede hacer de otro, ¿no?It's not the only way of doing it. You can do it in a different way, can't you?
2. (adjective)
a. from another
Casi todos éramos españoles, solo había dos personas de otro país.Nearly all of us were Spanish. There were only two people from another country.
b. of another
Es un problema de otro tipo y requiere una solución distinta.It's a problem of another kind and it requires a different solution.
c. in another
Al abuelo hoy no le dolía nada, y se notaba porque estaba de otro humor.Grandad didn't have any pains today, and you could tell because he was in another mood.
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