insteadpreposition

  • jaその代わりに
  • en(usually 'instead of') in place of someone or something else

Examples

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Mute
1.
This line is interminable.
2.
At this rate, we'll be home in 54 minutes instead of the usual 46.
3.
Not if I have anything to do with it.
4.
Watch me now!
5.
No, Gina, the wrong way.
6.
No, Gina, the spikes!
7.
Not a problem.
8.
I can get you home on 2 wheels.
9.
And that was the second pair of tires.
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Mute
1.
Hey, coconut head, could you call me "Jennifer" instead of "Moze," please?
2.
You got it, Jennifer.
3.
And do you think you could stop calling me "coconut head"?
4.
Get a decent haircut and we'll talk.
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Mute
1.
Mark's a genius.
2.
Why? How?
3.
How is he a genius?
4.
Look, don't you see what's happening here?
5.
Instead of hitting on her right away, he's becoming her confidante.
6.
Now, he's gonna be the guy that she goes to to complain about you.
7.
What am I gonna do?
8.
Well, why don't you send her a musical bug?
9.
Oh, no, you already did that.
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Mute
1.
Okay, well.
2.
Well, you know what?
3.
Disabilities are not things to be laughed at or laughed about.
4.
You people are jerks.
5.
Imagine if you had left Stevie Wonder on the floor of that bathroom instead of me.
6.
Oh, we wouldn't.
7.
We love Stevie Wonder.
8.
I burned my foot!
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Mute
1.
Why keep building those stations?
2.
Because he knew how hard it would be to get people to work together
3.
to save the species instead of themselves.
4.
Or their children.
5.
Bullshit.
6.
You never would've come here unless you believed you were gonna save them.
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Mute
1.
I bought a bundle of novelty shirts at a nearby gift shop.
2.
This one says, "What's up, beaches?" instead of "bitches" for humor reasons.
3.
- But you hate humor. - Well, I'm a joke now, so it suits me.
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Mute
1.
When people think you’re dying, then they really, really listen to you instead of just —
2.
Instead of just waiting for their turn to speak.
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Mute
1.
Take a picture!
2.
Give me 1 second.
3.
This light is really unflattering for his complexion.
4.
It doesn't have to be perfect.
5.
Tom Olson is a bad dude.
6.
He's held up 4 electronic stores at gunpoint.
7.
Man, I wish you hadn't read that Annie Leibovitz book.
8.
Quit calling it a book.
9.
It was a visual journey.
10.
You probably think I should shoot this in color instead of black and white.
11.
Yes, shoot color!
12.
Why have you been shooting black and white?
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Mute
1.
I would like you all to go to the website and watch my clip 11 times.
2.
- So instead of working, you want — - Yes.
3.
- Okay. - Yes.
4.
- Come on! - Because I'm a manager here.
5.
Get it up!
6.
That's what...
7.
Let's do it.

Other meanings for instead...

insteadadverb

  • jaその代わりに
  • enin place of someone or something else
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Mute
1.
I never recommended you because I didn't wanna lose you.
2.
And I didn't wanna lose Pam.
3.
And now I don't wanna lose the baby.
4.
So instead you screwed me?
5.
- That's what she said. - No.
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Mute
1.
He sent her his photo with a note on the back.
2.
Oh, this seems personal.
3.
I feel a little funny reading this.
4.
Wanna read this instead?
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Mute
1.
Let's say that you tell the bank that you're gonna open up an ice cream store.
2.
But instead, you buy an ice cream cart.
3.
Technically, you're still selling ice cream.
4.
I know you have gambling debts.
5.
Gambling debts?
6.
What?
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Mute
1.
Rosa!
2.
Watching you try to open that door
3.
and fail again and again and again and again was inspiring!
4.
I was trying to teach you a lesson,
5.
and instead, you taught me a lesson.
6.
Great, what lesson is that?
7.
There is nothing the human spirit cannot overcome.
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Mute
1.
If we get Cynthia, then she's definitely gonna bring along her weird boyfriend.
2.
You remember?
3.
It was Gus, right?
4.
Oh, yeah.
5.
You meet that guy before?
6.
- Oh, yeah. - What's his fucking deal?
7.
He had jam on his fingers and he shook my hand. Like, took my hand and shook it.
8.
- What? - Yeah.
9.
The guy's fucking weird, I don't know.
10.
Can we just do Katie instead?
11.
Katie's fine.
12.
Right, Katie.
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Mute
1.
Last night, I was going to call my parents.
2.
But instead, I watched 3 episodes of 'Crazy Ex-Girlfriend.'
3.
Is that bad?
4.
No, that's just self care.
5.
I mean, you just sometimes have to take a little bit of time to recharge yourself, you know?
6.
Right?