than/as I previously knew

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than/as I previously knew

Post by idoesnot » Thu Mar 21, 2013 8:48 pm

What alarmed me was to see the public indifference to this obvious plight, something that would have been inconceivable ___ I last knew this town, twenty years ago.

I think "as" is correct here but I am not sure and it sounds kind of weird.

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Re: than/as I previously knew

Post by Alan » Sat Mar 23, 2013 11:49 am

It would be grammatical...