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instead

adverb
 
 
/ɪnˈsted/
in place of someone or something else
作为替代
There's no coffee - would you like a cup of tea instead?
没有咖啡——来杯茶怎么样?
You can go instead of me, if you want.
如果你愿意,你可以代替我去。
Replacing and exchanging
Translations of “instead”
in Arabic بَدَلًا مِن…
in Korean -대신에…
in Malaysian sebagai ganti…
in French à la place…
in Turkish ...ın/in yerine…
in Italian invece, al posto di…
in Chinese (Traditional) 作為替代…
in Russian вместо…
in Polish zamiast (tego), w zamian…
in Vietnamese thay vì…
in Spanish en su lugar, en cambio…
in Portuguese em vez disso…
in Thai แทน…
in German statt dessen…
in Catalan en lloc d’això…
in Japanese その代わりに…
in Indonesian sebagai gantinya…
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