Then vs. Than

Then
  • Use when talking about time or a sequence of events
    • example:  We ran around then sat by the tree.
Than
  • Used to compare two or more things
    • example:  Her shirt is greener than the grass.

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horizontally symmetrical word.

Examples

Then
  • I walked to the park. Then I texted her.
  • First I heard thunder. Then I saw lightning.
  • Make a right on Main Street then a left on Broadway.
  • He ran to first base, then second, then third.
  • I walked to English class, then to the library.
Than
  • My pizza tastes better than your burger.
  • I like flying better than driving.
  • My phone is cooler than yours.
  • My shirt is darker than your shoes.
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