Example sentences for: instead

How can you use “instead” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The author suggested instead hitting terrorists outside the Middle East in the initial offensive, perhaps deliberately selecting a non-al Qaeda target like Iraq.

  • Today's Papers would suggest two things: 1) putting the sample and margin of error information in the subheadline instead; 2) Doing a story some time explaining how nationwide elections can be reliably predicted by talking to fewer people than you see at the mall.

  • In Washington, they asked the assembled men to pray for the country's political leaders instead of judging them.

  • Instead, Bradley repudiates the word.

  • So before the next time one of these language elitists rolls up into a 7-11 and talks trash about the Indian guy behind the counter speaking broken English, he should instead thank the Indian guy because his precious English language was "invented" by the Indians' ancestors.


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