English

posted by rfvv

1. Tom is one year older than John,
2. Tom is twice older than John.
3. Tom is twice as old as John.
4. Tom is a little older than John.
5. Tom is two years older than John.
6. Tom is older than John by two years.
7. Tom is much older than John.
8. Tom is _________________.
....................................
Are they all grammatical? Do you have some more expressions suitable for the blank?

  1. Writeacher

    All except 2 look fine.

    An alternate for 1 is this: Tom is a year older than John.

    An alternate for 5 is this: Tom is a couple of years older than John.

Respond to this Question

First Name

Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. math

    I need help with this question for school tom. "Tisha is five years older than John. Alex is three more than twice Johns age. Sara is twice as old Tisha. If John's age is represented by A, what is the algebraic representation for the …
  2. math

    john and tom race around a circular track,divided like the face of a clock,into 12 sections.if john gives tom 4 sections start in advance and runs half as fast as tom.at what point on the track will he overtake tom
  3. math

    A. Brad is 12 years older than Sam . If Brad were 8 years older than he is now. he would be twice as old as Sam. How old is Sam now?
  4. English

    1. Tom went camping with his friend John's family. 2. Tom went camping with John his friend's family. 3. Tom went camping with John's, his friend's family. 4. Tom went camping with John, his friend's family. (Which one are grammatical?
  5. Math

    tom is eight years older than steve. three years ago, steve was two years more than one third as old as tom was then. how old is tom now?
  6. math

    If Jim is twice as old as Jerry plus six, Jerry is three years older than Tom, and Tom is 12, how old is Jim?
  7. maths

    sarah, tom and johns were all friiends. sarah and john were surprised to know that tom didn't know how old they were. sarah: if you add athird of my age to three quartes of toms age you get, 30.5 tom: if you take my age and double …
  8. math

    Tom is 3 times older than James. There is 32 years difference between their ages. How old is Tom?
  9. Algabra

    Dick is younger than Tom, but older than Harry. Their ages in years are consecutive odd integers. Dick's mother is three times as old as Dick, and she is also 13 years older than twice as old as Tom. How old are Harry, Dick, and Tom
  10. English

    1. Actors: John, Tom, David, Bill, Emily, Susan 2. Actors or Actresses: John, Tom, David, Bill, Emily, Susan 3. Actor: John, Tom, David, Bill, Emily, Susan ---------------------------------------In a play script, which one is grammatical?

More Similar Questions