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    • Join Date: Mar 2007
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    #1

    rather than and instead of

    Can rather than and instead of used interchangeably? What is the diiference between them and when should each of it should be used? Could you please explain this.


    • Join Date: Jul 2006
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    Re: rather than and instead of

    Quote Originally Posted by saidon View Post
    Can rather than and instead of used interchangeably? What is the diiference between them and when should each of it should be used? Could you please explain this.
    No situation comes to my mind where substituting one for the other would cause dramatic change semantically


    • Join Date: Mar 2007
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    #3

    Re: rather than and instead of

    Which one is more appropriate between these 2 sent.

    1. I would go to Walmart instead of KMart
    2. I would go to Walmart rather than KMArt

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