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    Rudolf Guest

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    ......speaks fluently German, English, Fench and with basic knowledge in Japanese, age 57 (or aged 57)........ Which is correct age or aged.
    Thanks a lot.

    Greetings

    Rudolf

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    Natalie27 Guest

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    age

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    Nahualli Guest

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    Quote Originally Posted by Rudolf
    ......speaks fluently German, English, Fench and with basic knowledge in Japanese, age 57 (or aged 57)........ Which is correct age or aged.
    Thanks a lot.

    Greetings

    Rudolf
    Age is correct.

    However, you should try to find a way to leave the word out of the sentence. It's a little unconventional to actually have that construct in a sentence. Normally people stick to "57 year-old" or "He's 57". Is that a line from a resumé? It sounds like it, anyways.

    -Nah-

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    TheMadBaron Guest

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    There's nothing wrong with saying 'aged 57', and it makes more sense grammatically, but 'age 57' is probably more common now.

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    Nahualli Guest

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheMadBaron
    There's nothing wrong with saying 'aged 57', and it makes more sense grammatically, but 'age 57' is probably more common now.
    I agree with you that it's grammatically correct. I was merely speaking from a colloquial perspective. No one walks down the street and says "oh hey did you like my friend? He's age 23"

    -Nah-

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    Quote Originally Posted by TheMadBaron
    There's nothing wrong with saying 'aged 57', and it makes more sense grammatically, but 'age 57' is probably more common now.
    I concur.

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    Natalie27 Guest

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    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    I concur.
    Cas, don't you think it looks like something straight from the personals?

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