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    Default elder, order

    Tim, Jo and Bob are brothers and sister.

    Tim is 6 years old
    Jo is 4 years old
    Bob is 2 years old
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    Are the following sentences correct?

    1. Tim is the eldest brother of Jo and Bob.
    2. Jo is older than Bob
    3. Jo is the elder brother of Bob.

    Thank you.

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    Default Re: elder, order

    1. Tim is the eldest brother of Jo and Bob.
    I'd say Tim is the eldest or Tim is older than Jo and Bob.

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