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Consider these sentences:

とし を とっている toshi wo totteiru

means 'old', and

その だんせい は おとしより です。 sono dansei wa otoshiyori desu.

means 'The man is old.'

The website I'm learning Japanese on gave me these sentences, why are there two different ways old is said and what is the difference?

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    There are many more than just two ways to say "old"... – istrasci Nov 9 '18 at 15:21
  • tysm huge help! – Xane Gray Nov 10 '18 at 16:00

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