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    #1

    More than that (this)

    Hello all,

    - War did not bring peace. More than that, it brought more chaos.
    - War did not bring peace. More than this, it brought more chaos.

    I tried to write two sentences with 'more than that/this'. However, I am not sure if they are OK or not. What do you think?

    Thank you!

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    #2

    Re: More than that (this)

    I don't like either of them. If something doesn't happen, "more than this/that" isn't the most natural phrase to follow.
    You could use 'this' or 'that' - it doesn't make a difference.
    In this case, you need something like, "In fact ..." or "On the contrary ..."

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    #3

    Re: More than that (this)

    ... or 'Instead, it brought ...'

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    #4

    Re: More than that (this)

    Could you please give a sentence that will work? I cannot build ant sentences now.

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    #5

    Re: More than that (this)

    'War brought chaos. More than that/this, it brought much suffering.'
    Is it OK?

    Not a teacher.

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    #6

    Re: More than that (this)

    Many innocent women and children died in the battle. But more than this was the number of men who were slaughtered in the desert.

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