in place of that
"Felix became a herpetologist instead"
"alternatively we could buy a used car"
"rather than disappoint the children, he did two quick tricks before he left"
"he didn't call; rather (or instead), he wrote her a letter"
"used English terms instead of Latin ones"
I found it on the floor instead of in the drawer.
出自：Oxford English Dictionary
He had whisky instead of blood running through his body.
出自： D. Abse
Instead of taking you to the station, I should have driven you straight home.
出自： J. Krantz
Give me this instead of that.
Taking exercise every day makes him look younger instead of older.
每天锻炼身体使他看起来更年轻,而不是更衰老。 instead of to-v
I went to borrow this book instead of to buy it.
We went to the Biology class instead of to attend the English lesson.
我们去上生物课,而不去上英语课。 instead of v-ing
When one has something to say, it's best to come to the point directly instead of talking in a round-about way.
The herdsmen are living a settled life instead of roaming from place to place in search of water and grass.
The wheels turned quickly, but instead of going forward the bus slid into a drift four feet high.
车轮转得很快,但是车子不是向前走,而是滑进了一个四英尺高的雪堆。 instead of prep\u002e-phrase
We shall have tea in the garden instead of in the house.
They went there by bike instead of by bus.
Some people refer all the troubles to bad luck instead of to lack of ability.
Things are now better instead of worse.
He laughed with instead of at us.
I'll have tea instead of coffee, please.
She often goes swimming without telling her mother.
Don't marry Mary. Marry me instead.
误 We may use this instead soap.
正 We may use this instead of soap.
误 I will take this book instead that one.
正 I will take this book instead of that one.
正 I will not take that book. Instead I'll take this one.
析 instead是副词,后面不能直接跟宾语, instead of是复合介词,后面可跟名词、代词、动名词等作宾语,表示“代替…”。
误 We shall go downtown by bus instead by bicycle.
正 We shall go downtown by bus instead of by bicycle.
析 连接两项不同的选择时,应该说...instead of...(不是…而是…)。