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Sentence Examples With the Word ‘Than’. Over 50 Sentences


Than — US. [ðæn], UK. [ðæn]

Main meanings:

  1. Used in comparisons to introduce the second element, indicating a difference in degree or quality.


10 simple sentences:

  • She is taller than her brother.
  • It’s closer than I thought.
  • He’s faster than I expected.
  • Do you have more friends than me?
  • We walked more than five miles.
  • This movie is better than the last.
  • I have more books than you.
  • He is stronger than he looks.
  • The journey took less than expected.
  • The dessert was sweeter than I thought.


The sentences from movies:

Nobody knows it better than you. – A Christmas Carol (2009)

More pink than red. – Mrs. Doubtfire (1993)

They’re bigger than me. – The Social Network (2010)

I’d rather die than be like you! – Brave (2012)

Easier than what? – Rogue One (2016)

Only 15 years older than me. – The Parent Trap (1998)

It’s better than prison. – Judge Dredd (1995)

More than you. – Black Panther (2018)

You used to pitch better than that. – His Girl Friday (1940)

They’re warmer than we are. – Titanic (1997)

We have more than enough. – Dumb And Dumber (1994)

That kimono was worth more than you! – Memoirs of a Geisha (2005)

Next time it’ll be more than your ear. – The Equalizer 3 (2023)

Mr Fogg will lose much more than that. – Around The World In 80 Days (2004)

Well, you’re happier there than in America. – Oppenheimer (2023)

Shot six times at less than ten feet. – The Terminator (1984)

That’s worse than school. – Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986)

What could be more interesting than us? – Tarzan (1999)

I’m more than fine. – The Space Between Us (2017)

Some men are longer than others. – Braveheart (1995)

What could be worse than San Diego? – Madagascar (2005)

You’re lovelier than I pictured. – Wall Street (1987)

Much better than having your palm read. – Grumpy Old Men (1993)

Other than that, don’t touch anything. – Mr. Poppers Penguins (2011)

Drink more than any man. – The Machine (2023)

Yes, but everybody else gets more than us. – Alien (1979)

You are better than this. – Puss in Boots (2011)

August 5th is less than three months away. – The Wedding Singer (1998)

Better than I deserve. – Fifty Shades.of Grey (2015)

Who’s doing better than me? – Somewhere in Queens (2022)

The gun is older than the database. – To Catch a Killer (2023)

It’s more than what you mentioned. – Indiana Jones and the Dial of Destiny (2023)

And it has power, more than you know. – Cinderella (2015)

What could be more relaxing than that? – Thor Love and Thunder (2022)

Women today have more choices than that. – Girl, Interrupted (1999)

Not saving is different than breaking. – Shazam! Fury of the Gods (2023)

They’re better than your mother’s. – The Hangover (2009)

You are about five minutes older than Grace is. – Armageddon (1998)

That was way easier than I thought. – The Boondock Saints (1999)

You’re a better person than I am. – The Truman Show (1998)

I know I’d be more lonely there than here. – Land (2021)

Better than we used to be. – Deadpool 2 (2018)