How to use "alternative" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "alternative" in popular movie and book plots

  • There's no telling where it may lead, but it cannot possibly be worse than the alternative of being at ground zero of a nuclear detonation.  - Trinity (video game)
  • Larry soon discovers that Mike has transferred Larry into an alternative reality in which he had won the pivotal high school game.  - Mr. Destiny
  • His recruitment is somewhat less than voluntary: Mowry is offered the alternative of conscription and assignment to the front.  - Wasp (novel)
  • In this alternative timeline, the Nazis won a mandate in the Reichstag in 1932 and built up an electronics industry of their own.  - Making History (novel)
  • Despite having what is needed to combat the dragon, Rincewind fails to stop it, and so seeks out an alternative method.  - Discworld (video game)
  • However, the plans go awry when their alternative candidate turns into an obnoxious despot even before he is elected.  - Pen, Sword, Camisole
  • Dax creates an alternative plan to disable all energy weapons in the Albino's base, requiring them to use hand-to-hand combat only.  - Blood Oath (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)
  • The Doctor uses T-Mat to return to the Moon and confronts Slaar while cleverly substituting the alternative signal.  - The Seeds of Death
  • Efforts to adopt alternative energy sources or attempts to drill for more oil fails to take up the slack.  - Metal Gear 2: Solid Snake
  • He is shown an alternative future in which his descendant is the semi-naked slave of the incompetent Admiral Baldrick.  - Blackadder's Christmas Carol
  • An alternative interpretation that the person bound inside is being fed the "waste of the world" coming through the pipes.  - Broken (1993 film)
  • The exchange of matter provides an alternative source of energy in their dying Universe.  - The Gods Themselves
  • Ice-nine is an alternative structure of water that is solid at room temperature.  - Cat's Cradle
  • News breaks that an alternative suspect was chased by police and killed by an airplane propeller; it is assumed that he was the murderer.  - Shadow of a Doubt
  • In New York, having missed the sailing of their ship, the China, Fogg starts looking for an alternative to cross the Atlantic Ocean.  - Around the World in Eighty Days
  • The detachment stages events, often behind enemy lines, that provide alternative explanations for the Allied intelligence successes.  - Cryptonomicon

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