Welcome to another Edit This® grammar lesson. In today's blog post, let's discuss the difference between Than vs. Then. Do you know when to use each one?
Most of you might be saying, "Why, yes, I do!" But for others, it's not that easy. These are perfect examples of homophones – words that sound the same but have different meanings and spellings – and they trip more people up than you think.
But don't worry. We are here to clear up the confusion.
Than is used as a comparison.
* I know that I am better than him.
* Two brains are better than one.
* I'd rather have brains than brawn.
We use Then when we are referring to time.
* She turned and then ran to the car.
* Jack smiled and then swore he'd get revenge.
* Well, okay then! That settles that.
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