Here are two similar words that people often mix up when speaking and writing in English. Their close spelling and similar meaning can make it hard to know which word to use in a sentence.
In general, we use ‘Then’ when we are talking about time or order. ‘Than’ is used to compare two or more things in a sentence.
Examples of using “then” in a sentence:
First we went to the store, then we went to the movies.
We took a walk and then we came inside.
Examples of using “than” in a sentence:
This class was more educational than the last one.
We had more fun at school than we did at the park.