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    Question elder or older??when?

    I'm looking for good explanation please help me

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    Re: elder or older??when?

    Hello DariaYeah,

    Both are the same.
    The comparitive and superlative of "old" are either older, oldest or elder, eldest. So they are both replaceable.

    Best wishes,
    Dany


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    Re: elder or older??when?

    Hi, Daria,
    Please see this
    http://www.usingenglish.com/forum/as...ighlight=elder
    Before you ask anything it's advisable to use the Search button on the blue menu bar above. Many question pop up over and over again.
    Best wishes.

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    Re: elder or older??when?

    You live and learn! I was really sure that both are the same

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