Definition for the Tagalog word imbes:
[preposition] instead of; rather than
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Imbes Example Sentences in Tagalog: (5)
Example sentences created by professional Filipino teachers and writers.
Imbés na atakihin
, tulungan mo siyá
Instead of attacking, help her.
Supórtahán natin siyá imbés na punahín ang kaniyáng mga pagkukulang
Let's support him instead of criticizing his shortcomings.
Imbés na paluin
, kausapin mo ang anák mo
Instead of spanking, talk to your child.
Binigyán niyá akó
, imbés na bulaklák
He gave me vegetables instead of flowers.
Imbés na maglarô
, mag-aral ka
Instead of playing, study!
User-submitted Example Sentences (1):
User-submitted example sentences from Tatoeba who have self reported as being fluent in Tagalog.
Meron pa sa buhay imbes
na pinabibilisan siya. Tatoeba user-submitted sentence
There is more to life than increasing its speed.
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Alternate spelling(s): imbis na
, imbes na
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Related Filipino Words:imbés na
Related English Words:insteadinstead ofrather than
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