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Pair ComparisonPlay
Use 'latter' when comparing two items, persons, or ideas, specifically mentioning the second one. SlideBetween studying and gaming, I prefer the latter.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Direct ReferencePlay
'Latter' points directly to the last item in a pair, not just any item listed second. SlideBoth Tom and Jerry ran, but the latter was faster.
LampPro Tip 3/3
Pronoun SubstitutePlay
'Latter' can replace a noun mentioned secondly to avoid repetition in a sentence. SlideTea is calming, and coffee is stimulating; many choose the latter for a morning boost.