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instead
British English: /ɪnˈstɛd/
American English: /ɪnˈstɛd/

adverb

  • we didn't go home - we went to the park instead
    invece di andare a casa siamo andati al parco
    forget the theory and concentrate instead on the practice next time try camping instead
    la prossima volta prova piuttosto ad andare in campeggio
    I don't feel like walking - let's take a taxi instead
    non ho voglia di camminare - prendiamo un taxi, invece
    she didn't go to London. Instead she decided to go to Oxford
    invece di andare a Londra ha deciso di andare a Oxford
    I was going to phone but wrote instead we have no tea - will you take coffee instead?
    siamo rimasti senza tè - ti va bene invece un caffè?
    she couldn't attend so her son went instead to choose instead to do
    scegliere invece di fare
instead of
  • instead of doing
    invece di fare
    you should be helping us instead of moaning!
    invece di lamentarti dovresti aiutarci!
    instead of something
    invece di qualcosa
    why not visit several castles instead of just one? the interest was 30% instead of 23%
    gli interessi erano del 30% invece che del 23%
    use oil instead of butter
    usate l'olio invece o al posto del burro
    instead of somebody
    al posto di qualcuno
    you can go instead of me
    puoi andarci tu al mio posto

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