Than vs Then | Grammar Exercise

The words then and than are often used. Than is used in comparative structures.

  • She is taller than me.
  • Chennai is hotter than Mumbai.
  • He is younger than his wife.

Then is a time expression.

  • ‘The last bus has gone.’ ‘Then we will have to walk home.’

Then is mainly used when one speaker replies to another.

It is also used in the structure ‘if…then’.

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