I was wondering which choice below sounds idiomatic here.
- He's in a different class from .......... at the school.
a. the rest
b. the others
I am quite sure we can say:
There are twenty students in our class. are from America, some from Japan, and the rest/others are from China.
Nevertheless, I ran into a similar thread in another forum which perhaps a native had said:
The rest of us includes you yourself with other people. You can stay here while the rest of us leave.
The others are only other people and does not include you yourself. Let's go the park. The others can stay at home.
Unfortunately, it has added to my a
I think they mean the same thing and both work here properly.