“Instead” in the news

Example collocations

instead of having
instead of just
instead of using
instead used
used instead

Publications and example sentences

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Axios
· What to know about the Senate's PPP reforms  
Some GOP senators had wanted an extension to 16 weeks instead of to 24, but yielded for the sake of expediency (some of the original 8-week periods are about to expire).  Copy example sentence
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NBCNews.com
· NFL quarterback Drew Brees apologizes for 'insensitive' comments  
“Within a moment’s notice after that, one of the officers fired their less-lethal munition at that individual, apparently, but it struck this victim instead,” Manley said, “and this victim then fell to the ground and it appears as though he hit his head when he fell to the ground as well.”  Copy example sentence
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CNA
· Players' union concerned over heightened injury risk  
The WPA said that one key measure would be to reduce the strain by modifying rest periods, substitutions and duration of matches, as soccer had done by allowing five substitutions per team instead of three.  Copy example sentence
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The China Post
· 66韓國瑜罷免案一次看懂!|Everything you need to know on Han Kuo-yu recall election  
Instead, he suggests going out to do some shopping to support local businesses, while also adhering to virus-prevention measures.  Copy example sentence
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The Age
· V'landys versus Berejiklian in stadium showdown  
Her relationship with V'landys isn't anywhere near as close, with some suggesting to this column that she refuses to meet with him in person, instead giving that job to deputy premier John Barilaro and tourism minister Stuart Ayres.  Copy example sentence
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The Age
· What kind of man only works part time?  
Today I’m writing instead about men and the consequences they face when they contravene the ingrained perception of what it is to be an ideal worker.  Copy example sentence
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The Age
· Universities: What price Australia's reputation overseas?  
How about grants to people who live solely on the aged pension and whose homes are desperately in need of expensive repairs, instead of subsidising renovations for the more well-off?  Copy example sentence
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The Age
· Therapists face 'unusual' struggle triggered by remote sessions  
For some psychologists, conducting therapy sessions over video conferencing, instead of in person, has introduced a fear that they might miss something crucial that is going on with their client.  Copy example sentence
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Seeking Alpha
· For Riot Blockchain To Just Break-Even, Bitcoin's Price Would Have To Average $19,000  
But even if Bitcoin does rise drastically, speculators would be better off just investing in Bitcoin instead of Bitcoin mining companies that are terrible businesses and just enrich management at shareholders' expense.  Copy example sentence
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The Age
· Your Daily Horoscope for Friday, June 5  
There's some stiff competition out there so instead of following the crowd play to your strengths and let your individuality speak volumes.  Copy example sentence