a single fact, event, etc.; example
"it was a case of bad judgment"
"another instance occurred yesterday"
"but there is always the famous example of the Smiths"
"this patient provides a typical example of the syndrome"
"there is an example on page 10"
He had asked her, with much instance, to come out and take charge of their friend.
出自： H. James
It would be needless to instance in sheep, which frequently flock together.
出自： G. White
He speaks several European languages, as instance Spanish.
He speaks several European languages, instance Spanish.