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Instead vs. Instead of

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Instead vs. Instead of

Post Thu Jul 21, 2011 8:21 am
Hello

"We should upgrade this computer instead purchasing a new one"

Shall I use instead or instead of in this case?

Thanks for your help!

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Post Thu Jul 21, 2011 9:00 am
xxpatzz wrote:
Hello

"We should upgrade this computer instead purchasing a new one"

Shall I use instead or instead of in this case?

Thanks for your help!
The sentence would be logical if we use instead of

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