I noticed that some people use "then" instead of "than", is correct in English Language?
That is not correct, but it is one of the most confused two words. Also accents do not help because a lot of people pronounce their vowels so differently that these types of words can become even more confused. Then is used for time and than is used to compare. I guess that is the most basic way to explain them. Ex. The prices were better back then. vs. I had no choice than to buy them now.
It's absolutely NOT correct and I really don't understand why people confuse the two words. The word "than" is used when making a comparison. (i.e. I would rather stay at home than go to the movies tonight.) The word "then" is used in terms of time or the order of things (i.e First we went to school, then we went to the store.)
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