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    as much this year as/than

    Airlines are expecting to lose twice as much this year than first predicted, as global revenues slump 12 per cent and demand falls almost 6 per cent.

    Why is 'than' used? Should it be 'as'? " ... as much (this year) as...

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    Re: as much this year as/than

    Quote Originally Posted by Tan Elaine View Post
    Airlines are expecting to lose twice as much this year than first predicted, as global revenues slump 12 per cent and demand falls almost 6 per cent.

    Why is 'than' used? Should it be 'as'? " ... as much (this year) as...

    Thanks.
    twice/half as much as
    more/less than

    The above sentence has to be reworded.
    'This year airlines are expecting to lose twice as much as first predicted, as global...............'

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