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es mayor

es mayor(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (related to size; comparative; third person singular)
a. it's bigger
Tu nuevo apartamento no tiene la vista que tenía el viejo. - Eso es cierto, pero es mayor, y el tamaño es lo que importa.Your new apartment doesn't have the view that your old one had. - That's true, but it's bigger, and size is what matters.
b. is bigger
Guau. Este presupuesto es mayor de lo que esperaba. - Bueno, creemos en el proyecto y queremos que se haga bien.Wow. This budget is bigger that I what I was expecting. - Well, we believe in the project, and we want it to be done well.
c. it's larger
¿Esa es la finca del alcalde? Es gigante. - Sí. Es mayor que todo Manhattan.That's the mayor's ranch? It's huge. - Yup. It's larger than all of Manhattan.
d. is larger
Esta oficina es mayor que la que tenías antes.This office is larger than the one you had before.
2. (related to age; comparative; third person singular)
a. he's older (masculine)
Frank es el hermano menor de Lucrecia, ¿no? - No. Es mayor.Frank is Lucrecia's little brother, right? - No. He's older.
b. she's older (feminine)
Yo pensé que Anna era como de nuestra edad. - Oh, no. ¡Es mayor que mamá!I thought Anna was like our age. - Oh, no. She's older than Mom!
c. is older
Vicente es mayor que su esposa, pero no por mucho.Vicente is older than his wife, but not by much.
3.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(related to age; comparative; second person singular)
a. you're older
Usted no debería de dejar que Sandra lo trate de esa manera. Es mayor que ella y tiene más tiempo con la compañía.You shouldn't let Sandra treat you that way. You're older than she is, and you've been with the company longer.
4. (is very advanced in age)
a. he's elderly (masculine)
¿Cómo está tu papá? - Bueno, sabes. Es mayor así que hay que estar pendiente de él.How's your dad doing? - Well, you know. He's elderly so we need to keep an eye on him.
b. she's elderly (feminine)
Admiro mucho a la señora Salazar. Es mayor, pero lleva una vida más activa que muchos adolescentes.I really admire Mrs. Salazar. She's elderly, but she leads a more active lifestyle than many teenagers.
c. is elderly
My mamá es mayor, así que decidimos que es mejor que viva con nosotros a que viva sola.My mom is elderly, so we decided that it's best for her to come live with us than to live by herself.
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