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    Which one is better: Why don't you start on the boxes and than use the envelopes. v

    Which one is better:

    Why don't you start on the boxes and than use the envelopes.

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    Why don't you start with the boxes and than use the envelopes.

    Are both okay?

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    Re: Which one is better: Why don't you start on the boxes and than use the envelopes

    Yes, they would be if you used "then" instead of "than".

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    Re: Which one is better: Why don't you start on the boxes and than use the envelopes

    What are they doing with the boxes and the envelopes?

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    Re: Which one is better: Why don't you start on the boxes and than use the envelopes

    prepping them for shipment.

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    Re: Which one is better: Why don't you start on the boxes and than use the envelopes

    In that case, 'use' doesn't work.

    '...and then do the envelopes'.

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    Re: Which one is better: Why don't you start on the boxes and than use the envelopes

    I understood that he wasn't sure whether there were enough boxes to go around, so he might have to use envelopes. I agree that if he is definitely going to send some items in envelopes, then the Rover is right.

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