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Posted by Pepe (U15605842) on Wednesday, 13th February 2013
Please help me how to use the terms indicated below.
The term 'rather' is used in language frequently and what is its proper meaning. Next, What the basic difference of use of 'rather and rather than' in English language.
Posted by AussieLexie (U13880784) on Thursday, 14th February 2013
The word ‘rather’ can be used in various ways.
The phrase ‘rather than’ means ‘instead of’.
I would prefer to leave the room rather than listen to his nonsense.
I would prefer to leave the room instead of listening to his nonsense.
You will find these dictionary links helpful:
Posted by Pepe (U15605842) on Thursday, 14th February 2013
Thanks you very much and I am in cloud nine upon received your reply. Now I understood how to use the terms-"rather than and instead of". If I get such opportunity then I ought to improve my English writing. Please don't get upset while I will be asking some queries in coming days.
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