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1‘people should leave their cars at home and travel by train instead’
as an alternative, as a substitute, as a replacement, in lieu, alternatively
rather, by contrast, for preference, by choice, from choice
on second thoughts
all things being equal, ideally
North American alternately
‘their menus are written in English instead of French’
as an alternative to, as a substitute for, as a replacement for, in place of, in lieu of, in preference to
rather than, as opposed to, in contrast with, as against, as contrasted with, before
as well as
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