rather than

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rather than(
rah
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thuhr
 
thahn
)
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (instead of)
a. en vez de
I'm going to go to Puerto Vallarta rather than Acapulco this year.Voy a ir a Puerto Vallarta en vez de Acapulco este año.
b. más bien que
We're colleagues rather than friends.Somos colegas más bien que amigos.
c. antes que
I'd sooner go shopping rather than visit museums with you.Prefiero ir de compras antes que visitar museos contigo.
d. en lugar de
He always seems to be scolding rather than giving advice.Siempre parece estar regañando en lugar de dar consejos.
e. y no
We need to solve the problems we have rather than create new ones.Necesitamos resolver los problemas que tenemos y no crear nuevos.
f. más que
I prefer dancing rather than singing.Prefiero bailar más que cantar.
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