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When do use then vs than in comparisons?

  • Middle school Grammar - ,

    Then vs. Than

    Then is used as a time expression.

    Examples:

    I'll see you then.
    I'll be at the party. We can speak then.


    Note: It is not used in the form "different than" which is used for comparisons.

    Than is used for comparisons.

    Examples:

    He's lived here longer than I have.
    His skills are very different than mine.

  • Middle school Grammar - ,

    Then is not used in comparisons.

    Consider these examples:

    Joe is taller than Tony.
    It was later than I thought.
    New York is more urban than Alaska.

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