instead

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instead is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
instead

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Preposition
instead

  1. x instead of y means: not y but x.
    I'll have water instead of coffee, thanks.
    Instead of going to Italy, let's go to Paris.
    I don't use the phone anymore. I use e-mail instead.
    Children don't watch TV anymore. Instead, they read.

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