cathy
What does the " than " here mean? Dear friends, I have a question about the sentence: Carl also shared my personal suspicion about the nonexistence of souls—but I cannot think of a better reason for hoping we are wrong than the prospect of spending eternity roaming the cosmos in friendship and conversation with thiswonderful soul. What does the " than " here mean? Best wishes Thank you very much! Cathy
Nov 5, 2017 11:36 AM
Answers · 6
Actually, "than" is used to join two parts of a comparison, which is exactly what it does in this sentence.
November 5, 2017
Than is a huge contrast for this sentence!
November 5, 2017
Thank you! You're right. You're better than native speaker.
January 8, 2018
.....better reason ....... than.......
January 6, 2018
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Chinese (Mandarin), English
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