es mayor que
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es mayor que(
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (used in relation to age; third person singular)
a. he's older than
¿Qué edad tiene José? - No recuerdo exactamente, pero es mayor que tú.How old is Jose? - I don't remember exactly, but he's older than you.
b. she's older than
Es mayor que su hermana, pero parece más joven.She's older than her sister, but she looks younger.
c. is older than
Juan es mayor que Pedro. Nació dos meses antes.Juan is older than Pedro. He was born two months earlier.
2.
A word or phrase used to refer to the second person formal “usted” by their conjugation or implied context (e.g. usted).
(formal)
(used in relation to age; second person singular)
a. you're older than
Si usted nació en 1960, entonces es mayor que yo.If you were born in 1960, then you're older than me.
3. (used in relation to size)
a. it's bigger than
La nueva biblioteca es bastante grande. - Sí, desde luego es mayor que la antigua.The new library is quite large. - Yes, it's certainly bigger than the old one.
b. is bigger than
Este proyecto es mayor que el anterior, y también más ambicioso.This project is bigger than the previous one, and also more ambitious.
c. it's larger than
¿Qué tamaño tiene el parque? - Es mayor que el jardín botánico.What's the park's size? - It's larger than the botanical garden.
d. is larger than
El salón de actos es mayor que cualquiera de las clases.The auditorium is larger than any of the classrooms.
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