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Rule "comparisons NNS then (than)"

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Description: comparisons NNS then (than)
Message: Did you mean \1 \2 than?
Category: Possible Typo (ID: TYPOS)
Link: https://languagetool.org/insights/post/word-choice-than-vs-then/
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • There were better companies then GE and Google.
    Correction suggestion: better companies than
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • There were better companies then.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: COMPARISONS_NNS_THEN [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-21 22:33:07 +0200)