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    Hi,
    Can we compare people's ages in this way?

    For example, A is a baby; B is an adult; C is a junior; D is a senior. So, A is the youngest; B is younger than C; C is younger than D. D is the oldest.

    Is it correct?

    Many thanks

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    Re: comparison

    Shouldn't C be younger than B?

    You can say these things, but I'm not sure what the context is.

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    Re: comparison

    Actually, it's a question on a test:
    There are 5 cats and their ages are: a baby, an adult, a senior, and a junior. Now, a girl wants to choose a cat which is not too old or too young. Which cat will she choose?

    I think we can't compare things in this way, cause the senior cat might be older than the baby cat and younger than an adult cat. Isn't it?

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    Re: comparison

    Quote Originally Posted by shabushabu View Post
    Actually, it's a question on a test:
    There are 5 cats and their ages are: a baby, an adult, a senior, and a junior. Now, a girl wants to choose a cat which is not too old or too young. Which cat will she choose?

    I think we can't compare things in this way, cause the senior cat might be older than the baby cat and younger than an adult cat. Isn't it?
    A kitten (a baby cat) - up to 12 months (1 year)
    An adult cat - generally from 1 yr up
    <--- Junior cat , probably. But I haven't heard that term before.
    A senior cat is probably > 10 yrs old

    She'll have to choose the junior cat or the adult, or the 5th cat which doesn't have an age.

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    Re: comparison

    I've never heard of a "junior cat" either.

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