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HKSA will be even better than before.
HKSA will be even better than it was.
Which one is correct?
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They are both correct.

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RonBee said:
They are both correct.

:)

Only if HKSA is actually better. :roll:
 

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MikeNewYork said:
RonBee said:
They are both correct.

:)

Only if HKSA is actually better. :roll:
That is quite true. Of course, only time will tell.

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bread said:
Does the answer mean that we can use an abverb after "than?" :eek:

The word "before" can be looked at as either an adverb or a preposition. A preposition without an expressed object often seems adverbial.

A will be better then before.
A will be better than (it was) before. [before = adverb]
A will be better than before (the change). [before = preposition]
 
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