For example, there are two groups of people, a group travels to a foreign country just to enjoy beautiful attractions or take part in interesting festivals, and another goes to a new place to experience its culture, history.

Is the use of "another" in this sentence correct?

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    Do dictionaries mention a pronoun usage? Does looking up "another was" in a Google search give any pointers? – Edwin Ashworth Dec 14 '15 at 22:24
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    Bartender! I'll have another. – deadrat Dec 14 '15 at 22:43
  • By the way, I don't drink and down vote. – deadrat Dec 15 '15 at 6:02
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    Another might avoid giving a direct answer to your question, Larry, but I won't: The use of another as a subject in your example sentence is fine. The sentence as a whole, however, is too long and sounds run-on. I recommend replacing the comma after people with a period, and replacing the a before group with One. I would also remove the comma after culture and add the word and between culture and history. – Sven Yargs Dec 15 '15 at 6:19

I believe you are asking if it is correct to use another in the sentence. It is not correct. The word another is

used to refer to a different person or thing from one already mentioned or known about: [AS PRONOUN] moving from one place to another

In your sentence, there are only two groups of people. If you want to mean alternative of two, you have to use the other in place of another.

[Oxford Online Dictionary]

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