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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #116486: Elder, older, eldest, oldest
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    Elder, older, eldest, oldest


    Elder and eldest mean the same as older and oldest. We only use the adjectives elder and eldest before a noun (as attributive adjectives), and usually when talking about relationships within a family.

    Let me introduce Jane. She's my elder sister.

    Older and oldest can be used to refer to the age.



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    1. My father has three brothers and two younger ones.

    2. The woman we saw in Nepal is the in the world.

    3. He married the sister and now they have two sets of twins.

    4. My grandmother used to tell me that her father was twenty years than her mother.

    5. His wife looks very much than him.

    6. Many men in this village look than they really are.

    7. My brother is flying to France next month.

    8. He is the in this family of ten children.

    9. The man in this tribe is respected and revered.

    10. Their son was killed in World War I.









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