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"Demás" is an adjective which is often translated as "other", and "los demás" is an adjective which is often translated as "the other". Learn more about the difference between "demás" and "los demás" below.
demás(
deh
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mahs
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (remaining)
a. other
Los demás niños pueden leer.The other children can read.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
2. (the remainder)
a. the rest
Comió lo que pudo y tiró lo demás.She ate what she could and threw away the rest.
3. (all other people or things)
a. everyone else
¿No quieres ir al cine con los demás?Don't you want to go to the movies with everyone else?
b. the others
Los demás leyeron el libro, pero yo no.The others have read the book, but I haven't.
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los demás(
lohs
 
deh
-
mahs
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (the remaining)
a. the other
Los demás estudiantes están esperando al profesor en clase.The other students are waiting for the teacher in the classroom.
A pronoun is a word that stands in for a noun (e.g. she).
2. (all besides the aforementioned)
a. the others
Algunos vasos están ya en la mesa, y los demás los encontrarás en la cocina.Some glasses are already on the table, and you'll find the others in the kitchen.
b. the rest
Solo algunos de los médicos trabajan hoy. Los demás están en un congreso.Only some of the doctors are working today. The rest are attending a conference.
c. everyone else (people)
Los niños salieron al jardín y los demás están viendo la tele.The children went out into the garden and everyone else is watching TV.
3. (people in general)
a. other people
A mí no me gusta meterme en los asuntos de los demás.I don't like interfering in other people's affairs.
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