50 years ago people were less materialistic than they are today.

it-is-niaz

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Hi,
Could you please check the sentences below?

50 years ago people were less materialistic than they are today.

50 years ago people were not as materialistic as they are today.


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Rover_KE

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Welcome to the forum, it-is-niaz.

They are grammatical and have the same meaning.

In standard written English it's customary to avoid starting a sentence with a numeral, so begin 'Fifty years ago ...'
 
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