01. Mr. Levy is [substituting] for Ms. Harvey, who is at home with the flu.
02. In this recipe, you can use honey as a [substitute] for sugar.
03. Thomas Edison once observed that there is no [substitute] for hard work.
04. Andrew Brown once said that the Internet is so big, so powerful and pointless that for some people it is a complete [substitute] for life.
05. It has been said that outside show is a poor [substitute] for inner worth.
06. Nutrasweet and Aspartame are common [substitutes] for sugar in a lot of candy.
07. There is no [substitute] for hard work when trying to achieve a high standard in any sport.
08. Gandhi remarked that good government is no [substitute] for self-government.
09. Nothing can [substitute] for the feeling you get when you are in love; not money, not power, not sex and not drugs.
10. Unfortunately, all the practice in the world is not a [substitute] for natural talent, but it is certainly a welcome addition.
11. During the war, it was discovered that the liquid inside young coconuts can be used as a [substitute] for blood plasma in an emergency.
12. The visiting team made a last-minute [substitution] to their line-up for the game.
13. During Mass in the Christian religion, bread and wine [substitute] for the body and blood of Jesus Christ.
14. The [substitution] of cream instead of milk in the recipe makes for a richer dessert.
15. I [substituted] honey for sugar in the recipe to make it better for your health.

Grammatical examples in English. 2013.


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