# Thread: how many years gap is there between you and your siblings

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## how many years gap is there between you and your siblings

Can we ask someone "how many years gap is there between you and your siblings?" Or "how many years gap is there between you and your sister?"

2. ## Re: how many years gap is there between you and your siblings

What is the age difference between ...

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## Re: how many years gap is there between you and your siblings

Or What's the age gap between....

However, I think this one is more used when there is a big age difference.

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## Re: how many years gap is there between you and your siblings

Originally Posted by tufguy
Can we ask someone "how many years gap is there between you and your siblings?" Or "how many years gap is there between you and your sister?"
Use the suggestions from your other responses. These sentences don't work.

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## Re: how many years gap is there between you and your siblings

Originally Posted by GoesStation
Use the suggestions from your other responses. These sentences don't work.
Can we ask someone "what is the age difference between you and your siblings?" Or "what is the age gap between you and your sister?"

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## Re: how many years gap is there between you and your siblings

Originally Posted by tufguy
Can we ask someone "what is the age difference between you and your siblings?" Or "what is the age gap between you and your sister?"
There's a logic error in the first sentence. Unless your siblings are twins or triplets, there are at least two age differences between you and them. So it would be more logical to ask "What are the age differences". Other than that, both questions are okay.
Last edited by GoesStation; 15-Sep-2017 at 20:57. Reason: Fix a "phone-o" (a typo engendered by a phone's keyboard)

7. ## Re: how many years gap is there between you and your siblings

Here's another way to put the idea:

"How many years apart are you and your sister?"

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