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Rule "rather/other/different then (than)"

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Description: rather/other/different then (than)
Message: Did you mean than? 'than' is used for comparisons, 'then' is an expression of time.
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:
  • Single Clicking rather then Double Clicking
    Correction suggestion: than
Correct sentences
for comparison:
  • If you bore each other then, heaven help you.
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Check the following text against just this rule:

ID: RATHER_THEN [1]
Version: 6.5-SNAPSHOT (2024-05-27 22:33:07 +0200)