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The pension increase

 
 
Reply Fri 16 Jul, 2010 12:28 pm
please look at this Englsih text...

The pension increase occurred at a time when the number of Russians age sixty-five and older who were living below the poverty level was at an all-time high.


I find attachment of "older" very complex.

whether "older" is attached to sixty-five and

OR

whether "older" is attached to "who were living below"
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Reply Fri 16 Jul, 2010 01:05 pm
@tintin-and-calculus,
'and older' is shorthand for sixty six, sixty seven, sixty eight, sixty nine, ...
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