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A phrase used before the speaker gives a specific example to further explain or illustrate what they are referring to. You should bring something in case you get cold on the plane, like a sweater or scarf, for instance.
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for example. I've lived in many cities, for instance, Boston, Chicago, and Detroit. Jane is very generous. For instance, she volunteers at the hospital and gives money to charities.
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as an example: My books have sold well. My most recent one, for instance, sold 100 000 copies.
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As an example; for example.
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For instance, Americans in their history were sometimes violent toward other countries.
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The credo of a school in suburban New York, for instance, insisted, "we believe in freedom of expression and the necessity for democratic control of both children and parents." (73) Another participant, this one in Connecticut, claimed that in running a co-op "there is, for all concerned, the thrill of democracy in action." (74) The Long Beach Council of Cooperative Nursery Schools maintained that co-ops provided both parents and children "a joyful meaningful experience in learning to share and cooperate in a democratic way of life." (75) A study of coops in the late 1950s concluded that co-op nurseries were important for "adult education in the processes of democratic living." (76)
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I have called the book "gorgeous" already, and it seems a necessary qualifier: from useful illustrations such as a seventeenth-century type-case reproduced from Moxon's Mechanical Exercises to photographs of relevant sites--Gower's effigy in Southwark, for instance, and, a page later, the interior of the Stratford grammar school--the visual dimension of this volume alone makes it worth purchasing.
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He attempts to lay a foundation for Christian artists today to understand their role in the world and in the church by noting, for instance, that most of the best-known artists of seventeenth-century Holland were Christians, or "at least ...
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