Filipino / Tagalog language translation for the meaning of the word imbes in the Tagalog Dictionary.

Definition for the Tagalog word imbes:

imbés  Play audio #9589
[preposition] instead of; rather than

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Root: imbes
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Imbés na atakihin, tulungan mo siyá.
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Instead of attacking, help her.
Supórtahán natin siyá imbés na punahín ang kaniyáng mga pagkukulang.
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Let's support him instead of criticizing his shortcomings.
Imbés na paluin, kausapin mo ang anák mo.
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Instead of spanking, talk to your child.
Binigyán niyá akó ng gulay, imbés na bulaklák.
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He gave me vegetables instead of flowers.
Imbés na maglarô, mag-aral ka!
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Instead of playing, study!

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Meron pa sa buhay imbes na pinabibilisan siya.
Tatoeba Sentence #1919134 Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There is more to life than increasing its speed.

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Alternate spelling(s):
imbis na, imbes, imbes na, embes, embis
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How to pronounce imbes:

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Related Filipino Words:
imbés na
Related English Words:
insteadinstead ofrather than
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