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    Question Than is omitted in the grammar sentences


    I've confused to read this sentences as THAN is omitted in this grammar sentences.. I think the typical strength of the sun's field is only about twice THAN that of Earth's field.

    " The typical strength of the sun's field is only about twice that of Earth's field".

    Please help me..

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    Re: Than is omitted in the grammar sentences

    Quote Originally Posted by Robotee View Post
    Welcome!
    I've confused to read this sentences as THAN is omitted in this grammar sentences..

    I think the typical strength of the sun's field is only about twice THAN that of Earth's field. Omit "than".


    ... is (smaller)(larger) than...

    " The typical strength of the sun's field is only about twice (as much as) that of Earth's field". "as much as" can be omitted.


    Please help me..
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