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You can’t tell anyone else – it’s a secret between you and me.
Before we do anything else, we have to sit down and make a list.
There isn’t much else to tell you.
What else have you been doing wrong, Kelly?
The police had already interviewed everyone else.
This could only happen in the United States – nowhere else in the world!
You could drive to Chicago, or else fly there and rent a car.
Either he’s asleep, or else he’s just ignoring me.
We’d better leave now or else we’ll miss our train.
Always check the oil level, or else you risk damaging the engine.
Give me back those letters or else I’ll scream.
You’d better do what I say, or else!
You know I really care about you, or else I wouldn’t be here.
I’m sure they’re safe, or else we’d have heard something.
This is the American English definition of else. View British English definition of else.
a derogatory word used for referring to people in the banking and investment industry who are thought of as taking serious risks in order to increase their own earnings …add a word
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