Printable Handout: Elder & Older

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Q1 - My ____ sister is going to visit us next week.
older
elder
Either could be used here.
Q2 - She's two years ____ than her brother.
elder
older
Either could be used here.
Q3 - I have two ____ brothers.
older
oldest
Either could be used here.
Q4 - He's the ____ in the family.
eldest
oldest
Either could be used here.
Q5 - I think she's a couple of years ____.
elder
older
Either could be used here.
Q6 - He's the ____ person in the world.
eldest
oldest
Either could be used here.
Q7 - She's ____ than her husband.
elder
older
Either could be used here.
Q8 - He's the elder son.
There are two sons.
There are three sons.
There are more than three sons.
Q9 - I think he's ____.
elder
older
Either could be used here.
Q10 - I think she's the ____.
eldest
oldest
Either could be used here.

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