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Rather Than, Instead Of, Other Than?
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Please help me to identify the meaning of "rather than", "other than" and "instead of".
Give me several examples to make it clearer.
May 13 2005 09:57:00
with the exception of
Other than superquntank, no one had thought to ask this sensible question.
(Only superqutaunk thought about it)
Superqutunk decided to go to the party rather than study English grammar.
(he went to the party, and did not study grammar)
in place of : as a substitute for or alternative to
Superqutunk wrote in pencil instead of pen.
(He lost his pen, so he used the pencil as a substitute)
May 13 2005 13:26:55
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