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    help...

    HKSA will be even better than before.
    HKSA will be even better than it was.
    Which one is correct?
    Thanks!

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    #2
    They are both correct.

    :)

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    #3
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    They are both correct.

    :)
    Only if HKSA is actually better.

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    #4
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    They are both correct.

    :)
    Only if HKSA is actually better.
    I need that! Thanx

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    #5
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    They are both correct.

    :)
    Only if HKSA is actually better.
    That is quite true. Of course, only time will tell.

    :wink:

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    #6
    Quote Originally Posted by Casiopea
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    They are both correct.

    :)
    Only if HKSA is actually better.
    I need that! Thanx
    Laughter is good for the soul.

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    #7
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    Quote Originally Posted by MikeNewYork
    Quote Originally Posted by RonBee
    They are both correct.

    :)
    Only if HKSA is actually better.
    That is quite true. Of course, only time will tell.

    :wink:
    :D


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    #8
    Does the answer mean that we can use an abverb after "than?" :o

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    #9
    Quote Originally Posted by bread
    Does the answer mean that we can use an abverb after "than?" :o
    The word "before" can be looked at as either an adverb or a preposition. A preposition without an expressed object often seems adverbial.

    A will be better then before.
    A will be better than (it was) before. [before = adverb]
    A will be better than before (the change). [before = preposition]

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