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    your age? the age of you?

    Dear all,

    In the pairs below, which do you think sounds more natural?

    1. Tom is twice your age.
    2. Tom is twice the age of you.

    1. The tree is nearly twice the height of me.
    2. The tree is nearly twice your height.

    Thank you!

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    Re: your age? the age of you?

    Quote Originally Posted by optimistic pessimist View Post
    Dear all,

    In the pairs below, which do you think sounds more natural?

    1. Tom is twice your age.
    2. Tom is twice the age of you.

    1. The tree is nearly twice the height of me. "The tree is nearly twice my height."
    2. The tree is nearly twice your height.

    Thank you!

    OP
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