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

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

  • Almost all of the ghosts choose to return instead to the grey town, giving various reasons and excuses.  - The Great Divorce
  • Some time later, Travis hires Iris, but instead of having sex with her, attempts to dissuade her from continuing in prostitution.  - Taxi Driver
  • They find that the Black Gate of Mordor is too well guarded, so instead they travel to a secret way Gollum knows.  - The Lord of the Rings
  • The warhead instead detonates at sea.  - The Rock (film)
  • Such story events often take place off screen and are referred to in dialogue instead of being shown.  - Soap opera
  • He tries and fails to bribe his way out of his criminal case using the jewels from his championship belt instead of selling the belt itself.  - Raging Bull
  • The Emperor is puzzled when a human skull appears instead of the next dancer.  - Orgy of the Dead
  • Mihdhar did not go with him to Karachi, but instead left for Yemen.  - Nawaf al-Hazmi
  • Ximénez intends to torture the woman with "the rack", but Cardinal Biggles instead produces a dish-drying rack.  - The Spanish Inquisition (Monty Python)
  • Higgins awakens the next morning to find that, without Eliza, he has tea instead of coffee, and cannot find his own files.  - My Fair Lady
  • The woman refuses to leave her house and her books, choosing instead to light a match and burn herself alive.  - Fahrenheit 451
  • As punishment, he is forced to fight Bolo instead but manages to overpower and kill him after a grueling encounter.  - Enter the Dragon
  • Piloting the Batboat through the sewers, Batman redirects the penguins to instead fire on Cobblepot's hideout.  - Batman Returns
  • Wallace instead shouts, "Freedom.  - Braveheart
  • But instead — the gentle Prince in the Hall of Brotherly Love in the City of Peace".  - The Birth of a Nation
  • When he arrives at the Necronomicons location, he finds three books instead of one and determines which is the actual book.  - Army of Darkness

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