Instead of - Statt (The 680th Most Common German Word)

The German word for Instead of is Statt. It can be used as preposition. This word often comes up when talking about being & changes. It is classified as a A1 word, and is the 680th most commonly used word in German. You can find example sentences below to provide context, and you can also listen to the word’s pronunciation. Our app offers over 60,000 example sentences, pronunciations, and various practice types for the 3000 most common German words. Download it now to discover them all.

Pronunciation

en English: instead of

de German: statt

Examples

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I want time instead of money. Ich will Zeit statt Geld.
Instead of going ashore, we stayed on the ship. Statt an Land zu gehen, blieben wir auf dem Schiff.
He uses honey instead of sugar. Er nimmt Honig statt Zucker.
We planted peanuts instead of cotton. Statt Baumwolle haben wir Erdnüsse gepflanzt.
We should appeal to reason instead of resorting to violence. Statt Gewalt anzuwenden, sollten wir lieber an die Vernunft appellieren.
I learned French instead of German. Ich habe Französisch statt Deutsch gelernt.
Translate instead of chattering Übersetze, statt zu quatschen
Tom called Mary instead of John. Tom rief Maria statt Johannes an.

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Instead of - Statt (The 680th Most Common German Word)
Use lemon juice instead of vinegar. Nimm Zitronensaft statt Essig.
Instead of flattery, give us an honest and sincere estimate Statt zu schmeicheln, bringen Sie eine ehrliche und aufrichtige Einschätzung zum Ausdruck
Tom uses honey instead of sugar. Tom verwendet Honig statt Zucker.
Tom went instead of Mary. Tom ist statt Mary gegangen.
He takes honey instead of sugar. Er nimmt Honig statt Zucker.
Instead of fretting, take action. Statt dich zu ärgern, tu etwas
Please tell her instead of me. Kannst du es ihr bitte an meiner statt sagen
Why did you tear the cloth instead of cutting it with scissors Warum hast du den Stoff auseinandergerissen statt ihn mit einer Schere auseinanderzuschneiden
Employers are scared of information leakage instead of improved productivity which BYOD promises. Die Arbeitgeber haben Angst vor Informationslecks, statt die verbesserte Produktivität, die BYOD verspricht.
So he breaks the faces I want him to break instead of somebody else's. Dann schlägt er eben die Schädel ein, die ich will, statt andere.
Obstetrics and gynaecology experts advocate pregnant women take a shower instead of a tub. Geburtshilfe und Gynäkologie Experten befürworten, dass schwangere Frauen statt einer Wanne eine Dusche nehmen.
Instead of waiting bored on the train, I literally pass the time rather... Statt gelangweilt auf die Bahn zu warten, vertreibe ich mir wortwörtlich...
And here's... See, instead of you chuckin' her off a train, we go on a picnic together. Und statt sie vom Zug zu schmeißen, machen wir alle ein Picknick.

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Instead of - Statt (The 680th Most Common German Word)

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