The main difference between than and then

The main difference between “than” and “then” is that “than” is used as a conjunction to

introduce the second element in a comparison, whereas “then” is used to refer to a time

that is subsequent to the present time or to a time that has been specified.

Pronunciation: The word “than” is pronounced with a sound of “a” /than/ and “then” is

pronounced with a sound of “e” /then/.


  1. I am taller than my sister.
  2. We have less money than they do.
  3. I would rather go to the movies than stay at home.
  4. I need to go to the store, and then I will be home.
  5. I will see you at six, and then we can go to the movie.

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