よくある間違い Then vs Than

Than/Then:

Than” is used in comparisons (比較) “Then” is used to indicate something following something else in time, as in step-by-step instructions, or planning a schedule (“we’ll go to Umeda then eat lunch”).

How not to do it:

  • You are better at speaking Japanese then me.
  • I have more then enough plastic bags at home.
  • We'll go to dinner first, than go drinking!

How to do it properly:

  • You are better at speaking Japanese than me.
  • I have more than enough plastic bags at home.
  • We’ll go to dinner first, then go drinking!