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

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

  • Intrigued rather than offended by Count Alfred's dossier, Queen Louise invites him to dinner.  - The Love Parade
  • While Jock begins to woo Queenie, Hank is upset that Queenie is building her success on her looks rather than her talent.  - The Broadway Melody
  • ) My situation, while I sat there, was rather cool, but the carpenter's art soon relieved me.  - Gentlemen, Be Seated!
  • When he insists on continuing the mission rather than returning to Earth, members of the crew begin to consider mutiny.  - Time for the Stars
  • When the police begin to surround Terminal City Max convinces the other transgenics to stand their ground rather than run.  - Dark Angel (TV series)
  • Lawrence recruits an army that is motivated more by money rather than by the Arab cause.  - Lawrence of Arabia (film)
  • He would also rather be a tyrant and recites some lines of Ercles.  - A Midsummer Night's Dream
  • The show's board of directors plan to run a short 10 week season rather than risk losing $25,000 a day in a shaky post-war economy.  - The Greatest Show on Earth (film)
  • Henry and Eleanor Tilney are shocked but rather sceptical that their brother has actually become engaged to Isabella Thorpe.  - Northanger Abbey
  • Ryan attempts to persuade the fiercely patriotic Loginov to surrender rather than die in the explosion, but Loginov refuses.  - The Hunt for Red October
  • This is why he chose to marry for money rather than love.  - Sense and Sensibility
  • At a ball at which Mr Wickham is not present, Elizabeth dances with Mr Darcy rather against her will.  - Pride and Prejudice
  • Unfortunately, Emily begins to devolve rather than evolve.  - The Three Stigmata of Palmer Eldritch
  • An Entwicklungsroman ("development novel") is a story of general growth rather than self-cultivation.  - Bildungsroman
  • As Merrick dies, he tells Buffy to do things her own way rather than live by the rules of others and he says "remember about the music".  - Buffy the Vampire Slayer (film)
  • The book does not focus on heroic stories of bravery, but rather gives a view of the conditions in which the soldiers find themselves.  - All Quiet on the Western Front

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