Not that other. The other other

Give them permission to talk with another adult other than you.

“Another” means “an other,” so when you’ve already specified that you’re talking some “other,” you don’t need to say “other” “another” time.

Give them permission to talk with an adult other than you.

Or:

Give them permission to talk with another adult.

By which I mean — no offense, but: Not you.

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