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    shibli.aftab is offline Member
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    Default through the elderly

    Short bowel syndrome can occur at any age from neonates through the elderly.


    Does the above sentence mean,

    Short bowel syndrome can occur at any age from neonates to the elderly ?


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    Last edited by Rover_KE; 21-May-2013 at 10:56. Reason: Correcting typos.

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    Default Re: through the elderly

    Yes. '...from...through', like '...from...to', is chiefly AmE usage, meaning 'up to and including'.

    'The office is open from Monday through Friday.'
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