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Prepositions used in comparisons

на is addition or subtraction (на двадцать лет старше means "twenty years older"), в is division or multiplication (в два раза старше means "two times as old").
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Comparative in subordinate clauses

Strange advice. Я не люблю людей, кто моложе меня is ungrammatical. Sounds like the kind of mistake an English speaker would make. Кто never introduces a subordinate clause without a preceding form of ...
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"Позже" vs. "позднее"

Позже and попозже tend to express a time delay from some event or from current moment, while the version позднее is typically based on time in numbers (days, months, years, etc. - mentioned or not) ...
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"Позже" vs. "позднее"

To me the sentence sounds perfectly fine. In my opinion, and as already implied in V.V.'s response, it's a matter of style and usus. According to my gut feeling the choice of позже and позднее ...
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"Позже" vs. "позднее"

Розенталь says that some adverbs can have two synthetic comparative forms :более – больше, менее – меньше, далее – дальше, ранее – раньше, позднее – позже, where the forms with -ее are bookish or ...
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