Correct Usage of The Conjunctions RATHER THAN and OTHER THAN



Correct Usage of The Conjunctions RATHER THAN and OTHER THAN :



RATHER THAN & OTHER THAN

THAN follows Adjectives in the Comparative and also RATHER and OTHER.

1. I would rather have the picture than the pen. (Correct)
2. He is no other than my brother. (Correct)
3. He had no other object than to get his money. (Correct)

In contracted sentences Conjunctions are often wrongly omitted after Adjectives.

1. He is more polite but not so kind-hearted as his father. (Incorrect)
2. He is more polite than, but not so kind-hearted as his father. (Correct)
3. He is more polite than his father, but not so kind-hearted. (Correct)

1. He is as good if not better than his brother. (Incorrect)
2. He is as good as, if not better than, his brother. (Correct)
3. He is as good as his brother, if not better. (Correct)



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