Quick answer
"Older than" is a phrase which is often translated as "mayor que", and "younger than" is a phrase which is often translated as "más joven que". Learn more about the difference between "older than" and "younger than" below.
older than(
ol
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duhr
 
thahn
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (related to age)
a. mayor que
It's terrible. She is older than me, but she looks much younger!Es terrible. Es mayor que yo, ¡pero parece mucho más joven!
2. (not as new as)
a. más viejo que
My shoes are much older than yours, Charlie. Look at these holes!Mis zapatos son mucho más viejos que los tuyos, Charlie. ¡Mira qué agujeros!
3. (more ancient)
a. más antiguo que
Geological events older than the Cambrian are documented in this area.En esta zona se documentan eventos geológicos más antiguos que el Cámbrico.
b. anterior a
None of these legends are preserved in a manuscript older than the 13th century.Ninguna de estas leyendas está recogida en manuscritos anteriores al siglo XIII.
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younger than(
yuhng
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guhr
 
thahn
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (comparison)
a. más joven que
I'm younger than my brother, but I'm also taller than he is.Soy más joven que mi hermano, pero también soy más alto que él.
2. (under a certain age)
a. menor de
If you are younger than 16, you are not allowed to drive.Si eres menor de 16 años, no se te permite manejar.
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