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used after words beginning with 'some-', 'every-', 'any-', and 'no-', and after question words
besides or in addition to someone or something
There's something else I'd like to talk about as well.
I'd like you to come, and anyone else who's free.
He was awake now, as was everyone else.
Who else was at the party?
'Two coffees, please.' 'Anything else?' 'No, thanks.'
Above all else
more than any other things
she was seeking love.
used to talk about a different person, thing, place etc
I'd like to live anywhere else but here.
If I can't trust you, who else can I trust?
used to say that there will be a bad result if someone does not do something
Hurry up or else we'll miss the train.
used to say what another possibility might be
The salesman will reduce the price or else include free insurance.
used to threaten someone
Hand over the money, or else!
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used after a question word to say that the thing, person, or place you have mentioned is the only one possible
'What are you doing?' 'Waiting for you, what else?'
what else can somebody do/say?
used to say that it is impossible to do or say anything apart from what has been mentioned
'Will you really sell the house? ' 'What else can I do? I can't live here.'
➔ if nothing else
➔ be something else
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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