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Rule "Comparison with 'than', e.g. 'bigger then (than)'"

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Description: Comparison with 'than', e.g. 'bigger then (than)'
Message: Comparison requires than, not 'then' nor 'as'.
Category: Grammar (ID: GRAMMAR)
Incorrect sentences
that this rule can detect:
  • The tagger will return more then one tag.
    Correction suggestion: than
  • I'm more then happy to take you if you still need me to.
    Correction suggestion: than
  • If anything, it seems like they are less then the recent Shelley/Mike guidelines.
    Correction suggestion: than
  • We can reserve a twenty minute slot with ten or more for $6.50 per person or $7.50 if less then ten.
    Correction suggestion: than
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • If it's worth a lot less then Enron is worth less.
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ID: COMP_THAN [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-21 22:33:07 +0200)