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    KLPNO is offline Senior Member
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    use of "instead"

    Hello everyone
    I'd like to ask if I can phrase a sentence with "instead" this way.

    He noted another important point: “No NGO struggled for power, performing a very important function of monitoring instead."

    NGO stands for non-gevernmental organization.

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    Anglika is offline No Longer With Us
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    Re: use of "instead"

    You can. However, I think you would be better to split the sentence, and rephrase the second part as "They performed a ...."

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