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Rule "..., than (then)"

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Description: ..., than (then)
Message: Did you mean then?
Category: Commonly Confused Words (ID: CONFUSED_WORDS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/word-choice-than-vs-then/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • If we want to eat, than we need to get some money.
    Correction suggestion: then
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • It's not much more, in fact, than the return that is offered on U. S. Treasury bonds.
  • Most people are rather afraid of facing their mistakes, than of making mistakes.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: COMMA_THAN [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-06-22 22:33:07 +0200)