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preposition, conjunction uk   us   strong /ðæn/ weak /ðən/
A1 used to join two parts of a comparison: My son is a lot taller than my daughter. You always walk faster than I do! You're earlier than usual.A2 used with "more" or "less" to compare numbers or amounts: I spent more than I intended to. It cost less than I expected.
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in Arabic مِن (لِلمُقارَنة)…
in Korean -보다…
in Malaysian daripada…
in French que…
in Turkish ...dan/den…
in Italian di, che, quanto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 比, (與 more 或 less 連用,比較數量)…
in Russian чем…
in Polish niż, od…
in Vietnamese hơn…
in Spanish que, de lo que…
in Portuguese (do) que…
in Thai กว่า (ใช้ในการเปรียบเทียบ)…
in German als…
in Catalan que…
in Japanese ~よりも, ~に比べて…
in Indonesian daripada…
in Chinese (Simplified) 比, (与 more 或 less 连用,比较数量)…
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