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Then or Than

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Then or Than

  1. 1. THAN/THEN
  2. 2. <ul><li>Than is comparing for example; “that bar looks more better THAN that one.” </li></ul><ul><li>Then is the time for example; “I would rather have the later appointment THEN the earlier one.” </li></ul>than/then
  3. 3. The Common Mistake <ul><li>Definitions: </li></ul><ul><li>Then – comparing times </li></ul><ul><li>Than - comparing </li></ul>
  4. 4. Then or Than? <ul><li>Many people confuse the words then and than. They’re separated by just one little letter, and lots of people even pronounce them nearly the same way. </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.dailywritingtips.com/then-or-than/ </li></ul>
  5. 5. Ways of Remembrance <ul><li>Then rhymes with Jen </li></ul><ul><li>Than rhymes with man </li></ul>
  6. 6. Dude, Which Should I Use? <ul><li>Only use then when you are comparing a time. “The price of gas was cheaper way backTHEN.” </li></ul><ul><li>Only use than when comparing two things. “Mr. Hackett and Mr. Patten are better teachers THAN Mr. Beach and Mrs. Shorey.” </li></ul>
  7. 7. THEN THEN THEN THEN THEN THEN THEN THEN THEN THEN
  8. 8. THAN THAN THAN

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