English example sentences with "than"

Learn how to use than in a English sentence. Over 100 hand-picked examples.

You're in better shape than I am.

I don't like it when mathematicians who know much more than I do can't express themselves explicitly.

Their communication may be much more complex than we thought.

It took me more than two hours to translate a few pages of English.

Better to be hated for who you are than loved for who you're not.

Most scientific breakthroughs are nothing else than the discovery of the obvious.

The whole is greater than the sum of the parts.

It is easier to hit on people on the Internet than in the street.

Though his stay in Europe was transient, Spenser felt he had learned much more about interactions with other people from traveling than he did at college.

Peter was an altruistic video game player; he would give items to people who needed them, rather than selling them for personal profit.

The depravity of the king's deeds lead the people to believe he was nothing more than a tyrant that needed to be overthrown.

What you don't have is better than what you do have.

Life in prison is worse than the life of an animal.

More than 90 percent of visits to a web page are from search engines.

Girls are more likely than boys to be malnourished, suffer poverty, face violence and be refused an education, according to a new report.

A known mistake is better than an unknown truth.

Better late than never.

More people get into trouble for things they say rather than for what they do.

Any activity you need to accomplish will take more time than you have.

The situation is worse than we believed.

It's easier to have fun than to work.

It's more difficult than you think.

I'd rather be a bird than a fish.

You are no better at remembering things than I am.

You should know better than to ask a lady her age.

You have bought more postage stamps than are necessary.

You are not less pretty than her.

Are you younger than him?

You should have known better than to take an examination without preparing for it.

He looks young. He cannot be older than I.

You will need much more money than you do now.

You belong in a better place than this.

You are old enough to know better than to act like that.

You'd better stay at home rather than go out on such a day.

I hope you can come up with a better plan than this.

This business plan of yours seems almost too optimistic. All I can say is I hope it's more than just wishful thinking.

Your income is three times larger than mine.

Your argument is not any more convincing than that of my stubborn father.

Your bike is better than mine.

Your watch is more expensive than mine.

Your plan seems better than mine.

His argument is more radical than yours.

Your pen is better than mine.

I am not to blame any more than you are.

I am not excited any more than you are.

He is no more a fool than you are.

Your team is stronger than ours.

He is no more foolish than you are.

I don't like you any more than you like me.

I love you more than you love me.

I can no more speak French than you can speak English.

I would do it in a different way than you did.

I am not any more foolish than you are.

Bears also tend to sleep more during the day than at night, although in the summer, with twenty-four hours of light, this does not apply.

I would rather die than live in dishonor.

There are more stars in the sky than I can count.

The rich are not always happier than the poor.

The gold coin was much more valuable than was supposed.

Health is better than wealth.

Gold is heavier than iron.

Gold is more precious than iron.

Gold is far heavier than water.

Gold is heavier than silver.

Gold is more precious than any other metal.

As is often the case with educated people, he likes classical music better than jazz.

The salary of a teacher is lower than that of a lawyer.

Education should be carried further than it is now.

Education means something more than going to school.

Fish and meat are both nourishing, but the latter is more expensive than the former.

I can no more swim than a fish can walk.

Milk boils at a higher temperature than water.

Cows are more useful than any other animal in this country.

The express train is an hour faster than the local.

It is better to take your time than to hurry and make mistakes.

It's better to take your time than to hurry and make mistakes.

Instead of taking a rest, he worked much harder than usual.

Smokers are far more likely to develop lung cancer than non-smokers are.

Smoking will do more harm than good.

Smoking does you more harm than good.

Experience without learning is better than learning without experience.

Trains come more often than buses.

Prospect is often better than possession.

There were no more than two books on the desk.

It is easier to sympathize with sorrow than to sympathize with joy.

You should be friendly rather than stubborn.

I would like to stress that it is more convenient to control tariffs as a bloc rather than country by country.

The frame itself is worth more than the picture.

I like summer holidays better than school.

The school is farther than the station.

The number of students who were late for school was much smaller than I had expected.

Each party shall consist of not less than fifteen people.

Generally speaking, women are better linguists than men.

Generally speaking girls are better linguists than boys.

Generally speaking, women live longer than men.

Generally speaking, men are stronger than women.

Generally speaking, boys can run faster than girls.

By and large, women can bear pain better than men.

I would rather stay at home than go out.

It is better to stay in than go out.

I'd rather stay home than go out.

I would rather stay home than go out.

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