Then and than are easily confused in written English. Here we show you the difference between these little words to help you avoid embarrassing mistakes in you written English.
Then is an adverb. It has a few different meanings:
- at that time
- I was happy then.
- next, after that
- First, we went to the baker’s then the butcher’s then the candlestick maker’s.
Use than to introduce the second part of a comparison.
- I’m happeir than you.