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    Re: I am wondering.

    Quote Originally Posted by hoangkha View Post
    - Carlos Slim is richer than any person.
    - Carlos Slim is richer than any people.
    - Carlos Slim is richer than any other person.
    - Carlos Slim is richer than any other people.
    Which is correct, please?

    If Carlos is a person (and I assume he is), then he can't be richer than himself. Which two can you eliminate?
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: I am wondering.

    #3 is correct, but only if he is the richest man in the world.

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