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on / : then vs than
than: used for comparison. "A is bigger than B"
then: used for cause or order in time.
Cause: If you do A, then B will happen". Time: "I did A, then I did B" ("then" could be repaced with "after that")
Did I forget anything important?

@Anke You forgot the non-connective use of "then" as an analogue of "there" but for time, and it can describe order in things other than time, and also "but then" is a slightly different use case that means "on the other hand".

"Then" is a fairly complicated word, especially in comparison to "than", which has basically only one use: comparing degrees of comparable adjectives/adverbs. So that might actually be the best way to describe them, but I dunno. Hopefully that's helpful and makes sense.

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