another thing

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Definition of another thing

used to refer to something to express the idea that it is very different in nature from something elseRecognizing the problem is one thing, but finding a solution is another thing altogether/entirely.

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“Another thing.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/another%20thing. Accessed 26 Jan. 2021.

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