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    For example I have three brothers and I want to refer to them. Should I say "my first older brother", "my second older brother" and "my third older bother"?
    I think it's a little problematic and vague. What's the best way to refer to them?
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    My eldest brother, my middle brother and my youngest brother.

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    It's an inexact area of English- I had three older brothers and it's tricky to describe the youngest of three older than me. It's a time for gesticulation IMO.

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