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    When you talk about your children who are neither elder nor younger but in the middle

    let's suppose you are talking about your children. Suppose you have three daughters.
    Stacy, Rachel and Alicia.

    Now Stacy is 14 years old. (She is the elder one)
    Rachel is 11 years old. (She is the one in the middle)
    Alicia is 7 years old. (She is the younger one)

    Now when you talk about them, You can say.

    I have three daughters
    Stacy is the elder one.
    Alicia is the younger one.


    Now what would you say about Rachel?
    Rachel is the middle one?
    Rachel is the one in the middle?


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    #2

    Re: When you talk about your children who are neither elder nor younger but in the mi

    "Rachel is the middle one" or "I have three daughters. Rachel is the second."
    I am not a teacher.

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    Re: When you talk about your children who are neither elder nor younger but in the mi

    Stacey is the eldest; Alicia is the youngest.

    You only say 'elder' and 'younger' when there are only two.

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    Re: When you talk about your children who are neither elder nor younger but in the mi

    Okay, so now there are three of them. Rachel is the middle one.

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    Re: When you talk about your children who are neither elder nor younger but in the mi

    Quote Originally Posted by Aamir Tariq View Post
    Okay, so now there are three of them. Rachel is the middle one.
    Is that a question or are you telling us the answer?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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