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    "Instead Of"

    Is this a proper use of "instead of":

    "We can pack lunch for kids to bring to school instead of buying from the canteen."

    I'm concern more about the use of "instead of". If it's wrong, what's wrong. Thanks.

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    #2
    Your use of "instead of" is correct.

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    Quote Originally Posted by englishteacher79 View Post

    I'm concerned more [most] about the use of "instead of". If it's wrong, what's wrong?
    Please see my amendments to your post above in red. You did not give a comparison so "more" was inappropriate. We would have to know what it was that you were more concerned with "instead of" than.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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