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Re: A question about grammar

September 11, 2017 12:18PM
The problem arises from disagreement about whether "than" is a preposition, or conjunction in those examples.

That disagreement is well above us mortals. Suffice it to say, both sides claim they are right, and the others are wrong.

One thing is definitely "wrong": He is taller than he. It's always he is taller than him.

Expressions of the form: he is taller than she/her generally are acceptable whichever is used, but the use of the nominative sounds a little more pretentious/formal.

Bottom line: No matter what you use, someone will think you wrong, except for the he/he, she/she, they/they example above.
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