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    When should I use 'than' as a preposition and when as a conjunction? For instance:


    e.g. Is there a better way of improving your English than read/reading/to read. (what's the difference between the bare infinitive and the infinitive regarding their usage)

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    Re: than

    Quote Originally Posted by allthewayanime View Post
    When should I use 'than' as a preposition and when as a conjunction? For instance:


    e.g. Is there a better way of improving your English than read/reading/to read. (what's the difference between the bare infinitive and the infinitive regarding their usage)
    I'd say:
    Is there a better way of improving your English than by reading.
    Is there a better way of improving your English than to read.

    I know that doesn't answer your question, which I think is unanswerable in its current form.

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    Re: than

    Thank you for replying , I recently found out that I only use the ing form after 'than' when it's also a conjunction therefore I would like to know how to correct myself.

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