somebody vs somebody else

Jacobdeiter

Senior Member
Badaga
what are the difference between somebody and somebody else?

Take somebody's stuff vs Take somebody else's stu
 
  • Keith Bradford

    Senior Member
    English (Midlands UK)
    Somebody includes the whole world.
    Somebody else includes the whole world except the person being spoken of.

    Here, I'd guess from the slight context, it's somebody else that's needed.
     
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