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A friend of Write and Polish asked us to clarify when to use "then" and when to use "than."
Then = a description of time (sequence or consequence): "Walk six blocks, then turn left on Main...."
Than = a comparison: "We like chocolate more than vanilla."
The trick, then, is to keep a's and e's together!
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