Meaning of ALSO in English

ALSO

adverb

1

BAD : We also would like to be given more fresh food.

GOOD : We would also like to be given more fresh food.

BAD : The school has also a gymnasium.

GOOD : The school also has a gymnasium.

BAD : Besides the nature society, there also is a music society.

GOOD : Besides the nature society, there is also a music society.

2

BAD : I don't like your climate and I don't like English food also.

GOOD : I don't like your climate and I don't like English food either.

BAD : He doesn't also recommend winter holidays.

GOOD : He doesn't recommend winter holidays either.

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See note at TOO 5 (↑ too )

3

DUBIOUS : Women are often better at negotiating than men. Also, they don't give up so easily.

GOOD : Women are often better at negotiating than men. What's more, they don't give up so easily.

DUBIOUS : A footbridge would take too long to build. Also, it would be of no use to the disabled.

GOOD : A footbridge would take too long to build. Furthermore, it would be of no use to the disabled.

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When you want to add another reason and give it special emphasis or importance, use furthermore, moreover, what's more or besides : 'The drug has powerful side effects. Moreover, it can be addictive.' Also is not wrong but does not have the same persuasive force.

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