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"Worse" is an adjective which is often translated as "peor", and "older" is an adjective which is often translated as "mayor". Learn more about the difference between "worse" and "older" below.
worse(
wuhrs
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (bad)
a. peor
I am in a worse position than yesterday.Estoy en una posición peor que ayer.
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
2. (badly)
a. peor
They played worse than ever.Jugaron peor que nunca.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
3. (worsening)
a. el peor
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The weather took a terrible turn for the worse.El tiempo hizo un cambio terrible a peor.
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older(
ol
-
duhr
)
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (general)
a. mayor
Just because you're older than me doesn't mean you're smarter.Tan solo porque eres mayor que yo no significa que seas más inteligente.
b. más viejo
I married a man who's older than me.Me casé con un hombre más viejo que yo.
c.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
I'm three years older than my brother.Tengo tres años más que mi hermano.
My sister is two years older than me.Mi hermana me lleva dos años.
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