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Hello ^^
I just want to know what do we call the man who is in sixties in other words if he is in seventies we call it >> septaygenarian
so in sixties is ??
thanks in advance ^^
 

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Hello ^^
I just want to know what do we call the man who is in sixties in other words if he is in seventies we call it >> septa[STRIKE]y[/STRIKE]genarian
so in sixties is ??
thanks in advance ^^

Welcome to the forums, Coldmoon. It's "sexagenarian".
 

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Hello [STRIKE]^^[/STRIKE]
I just want to know what [STRIKE]do[/STRIKE] we call [STRIKE]the man[/STRIKE] someone who is in their sixties. [STRIKE]in other words[/STRIKE] If [STRIKE]he is[/STRIKE] they are in their seventies we call [STRIKE]it[/STRIKE] [STRIKE]>>[/STRIKE] them a septa[STRIKE]y[/STRIKE]genarian.
[STRIKE]so in sixties is ??[/STRIKE]
Thanks in advance. [STRIKE]^^[/STRIKE]

Please see my amendments above in red. When talking about an unspecific person, we use "they". If you only use "he", you are suggesting that we only use the word for a man in his sixties.

The word you are looking for is "sexagenarian".
 
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thanks a lot for your kind reply. ^^
 
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I appreciate your correction :)
Thanks a lot for your answer :lol:
have a good time ^^
 

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As bhai said, it's sexagenarian.

I'm in my 70s; I'm a septuagenarian.

Coldmoon, you don't need to send your thanks in separate posts. Just click on the Like button when you get a helpful reply.


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Thanks a lot for your kind reply.

Please go back and look at my amendments in post #2. On this forum, you need to follow the rules of written English:

- Start every sentence with a capital letter.
- End every sentence with a single punctuation mark.
- Don't use meaningless little symbols ( ^^ means nothing in English).
 

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The word you are looking for is "sexagenarian".
:up: - it's quite a formal word though. I've never used it - except maybe in jokes about my age. Most people say something like 'sixty-year-old' (note: NOT '-yearS-'), or 'people in their sixties' (note: NO reference to 'years)'.

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I gave up using such words of myself when I passed sixty - at least a year ago.
 
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