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"My sis' is elder than me""
''I'm older than XYZC"
Am i right? :)
Although we use "Sis" sometimes when speaking directly to our sisters (it's like a term of endearment), we don't use it in standard written English. Use "sister".
My elder sister
I am elder than Xyzc
My older sister
I am older than Xyzc
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Thanks m8s :)
Let me check if my understanding is ok.
Older is the comparative of old, and elder is an adjective which means older.
So I can say:
My sister is older than me.
I have an older sister.
I have an elder sister.
I believe older is more commonly used, isn't it?
Not a teacher.
Thanks, ems. I had no clue what m8ts was!
I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.