繰り返しを避ける"one"、"ones"、"that"、"those"

・"one"、"ones"、"that"、"those"は、名詞を繰り返すのを避けるために使われるが、"one"と"that"、"ones"と"those"を同様に使うことができる場合と、できない場合がある。

・"ones"と"those"は人や物を表す名詞の代わりに使われる。
[正]Are razors for men better than ones for women?
[正]Are razors in Japan better than those in China?
[正]The only people I talk to are ones I agree with.
[正]The only jokes I tell are those that I hear from you.

・"the one"と"that"、"the ones"と"those"は基本的には同じ意味である。
[正]The doctors in your country are quite similar to those in my country.
[正]The doctors in your country are quite similar to the ones in my country.

・"one"は不可算名詞の代わりには使えない。
[正]Music in your country is quite similar to that in my country.
[誤]Music in your country is quite similar to the one in my country.
[正]The educational system of Japan is quite different from that of the United States.
[誤]The educational system of Japan is quite different from the one of the United States.

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