Adverb(1) in place of, or as an alternative to(2) on the contrary, or instead
(1) instead of her doing five days a week, she just does four(2) He doesn't do it every day because sometimes his wife will make him pick up a hammer instead .(3) Those individuals will simply buy a new car instead , whether they can afford it or not.(4) Even as a baby she did not gurgle or babble in her cot and instead remained silent.(5) do not use lotions, but put on a clean dressing instead(6) It kind of is rubbish too seeing that it isn't really a film at all but instead is an album set to visuals.(7) His decision instead to publish on the eve of polling day is a small but clear signal of defiance.(8) They did not set a new level, but instead voted to go for the lowest possible tax.(9) You could have really done something to help change the world, but what did you do instead ?(10) Not only was he happy for it to be used but he offered his new 12 minute version instead .(11) I pressed him on whether he really did want to work in the bookshop or wanted to study instead .(12) Why don't you turn off your monitor and go off and do something less boring instead ?(13) So do they list a number for you to call instead , rather than waiting for them to call you back?(14) So we came back with a new chopping board, a wooden tray, and a packet of coat hangers instead .(15) he thought about going to England but went to America instead(16) walk to work instead of going by car
(1) in stead :: stattdessen
(2) instead of :: Anstatt von
(3) instead of this :: an Stelle von
(4) instead of him :: anstelle von ihm
(5) instead of it :: statt dessen
1. as an alternative ::
2. rather ::
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but INSTEAD of making
an actual sound,
The Big Bang Theory Season 11, Episode 13
And INSTEAD of Sandra Bullock,
it has sadness.
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 9
INSTEAD of losing our jobs,
The Big Bang Theory Season 12, Episode 13
when someone says "who"
INSTEAD of "whom"
The Big Bang Theory Season 5, Episode 21
Except the money's in rupees,
INSTEAD of hotels you build call centers...
The Big Bang Theory Season 4, Episode 9
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