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    When we say that the people are between 13 and 16 years old, are they
    14 and 15, OR 13, 14, 15 and 16?

    What if we say the people are from 13 to 16 years old. Is there any difference?

    Many thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    When we say that the people are between 13 and 16 years old, are they
    14 and 15, OR 13, 14, 15 and 16?

    What if we say the people are from 13 to 16 years old. Is there any difference?

    Many thanks.
    "Between 13 and 16" implicitly includes 13,14,15,16 unless you explicitly exclude 13 and 16.

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    Hi Bhaisahab

    What if we say the people are from 13 and 16? I think it should be the same based on your earlier reply.

    Many thanks.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    Hi Bhaisahab

    What if we say the people are from 13 and 16? I think it should be the same based on your earlier reply.

    Many thanks.
    Yes, "from 13 to 16" means the same.

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    Hi Bhaisahab

    Many thanks.

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