Use of instead in Sentences. 27 Examples

The examples include instead at the start of sentence, instead at the end of sentence and instead in the middle of sentence

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instead at the start of sentence

  1. Instead of catching fish,all he fished out was an old boot.
  2. Instead of retaliating, he walks away leaving his team-mates to fight it out.
  3. Instead of injecting drugs into toes, they mainlined themselves under the tongue.

instead at the end of sentence

  1. He is too busy, let me go instead.
  2. If you cannot go, let him go instead.
  3. We've no coffee. Would you like tea instead?
  4. There's no coffee - would you like a cup of tea instead?
  5. Sometimes it lasts in love but sometimes it hurts instead.
  6. If they throw stones at you, don't throw back, use them to build your own foundation instead.

instead in the middle of sentence

  1. He used a knife instead of chopsticks.
  2. Will you go to the party instead of me?
  3. Focus on small goals instead of big ones.
  4. Shall we have fish instead of meat today?
  5. Try to laugh at it instead of getting uptight.
  6. You probably picked up my keys instead of yours.
  7. Let's reason the matter out instead of quarreling.
  8. Let' s go for a walk instead of playing video games.
  9. We took a cross-country route instead of the motorway.
  10. Mr. Lee, instead of the manager, is in charge of this.
  11. They raised prices and cut production, instead of cutting costs.
  12. It is advisable that we stay at home instead of going to the movie.
  13. We were still playing at war — dropping leaflets instead of bombs.
  14. He just breezed in as if he'd only been away a day instead of ten years.
  15. When we bought our house, we did our own conveyancing instead of using a lawyer.
  16. The government wants more people to use public transport instead of private cars.
  17. Centrifugal machines are connected to the motor drive directly instead of through a gearbox.
  18. The reason why people give up so quickly is because they look at how far they still have to go, instead of how far they have come.

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