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Preposition vs. conjunction

Which of the following versions are you, personally, more likely to use? (I know it may be difficult to assess your own usage once asked.)

She was taller than him.
51(71.8%)
She was taller than he was.
20(28.2%)


This poll is thanks to a question that geesepalace asked me about British vs. US usage.

Comments

celandineb
Feb. 26th, 2012 11:27 pm (UTC)
Although I might just say, "She was taller than he."

When someone telephones, I habitually answer the question, "Is this Celandine?" with, "This is she."
owlfish
Feb. 26th, 2012 11:36 pm (UTC)
That still makes it clear you're using it as a conjunction though - but thank you for the clarification.
klwilliams
Feb. 27th, 2012 04:48 am (UTC)
Me, too.
rosamicula
Feb. 27th, 2012 10:46 am (UTC)
Me, too.