## alternate vs alternative

alternate alternative

### Definitions

• 1) mathematics A proportion derived from another proportion by interchanging the means.
• 2) US A replacement of equal or greater value or function.
• 3) heraldry Figures or tinctures that succeed each other by turns.
• 4) That which alternates with something else; vicissitude.
• 5) A substitute; an alternative; one designated to take the place of another, if necessary, in performing some duty.
• 6) A person acting in the place of another; a substitute.
• 7) (Math.) A proportion derived from another proportion by interchanging the means.
• 8) A substitute; one designated to take the place of another, if necessary, in performing some duty.
• 9) rare That which alternates with something else; vicissitude.
• 10) That which happens by turns with something else; vicissitude.
• 11) In political conventions and some other representative bodies, one authorized to take the place of another in his absence; a substitute.
• 12) botany Distributed, as leaves, singly at different heights of the stem, and at equal intervals as respects angular divergence. --Gray.
• 13) mathematics Designating the members in a series, which regularly intervene between the members of another series, as the odd or even numbers of the numerals; every other; every second.
• 14) US Other or alternative.
• 15) Being or succeeding by turns; one following the other in succession of time or place; by turns first one and then the other; hence, reciprocal.
• 16) Happening or following in turns; succeeding each other continuously.
• 17) Serving or used in place of another; substitute.
• 18) Designating or relating to every other one of a series.
• 19) Arranged singly at each node, as leaves or buds on different sides of a stem.
• 20) Arranged regularly between other parts, as stamens between petals.
• 21) Designating the members in a series, which regularly intervene between the members of another series, as the odd or even numbers of the numerals; every other; every second; ; read every alternate line.
• 22) (Bot.) Distributed, as leaves, singly at different heights of the stem, and at equal intervals as respects angular divergence.
• 23) See Alligation.
• 24) (Biol.) See under Generation.
• 25) (Geom.) the internal and angles made by two lines with a third, on opposite sides of it. It the parallels AB, CD, are cut by the line EF, the angles AGH, GHD, as also the angles BGH and GHC, are called alternate angles.
• 26) transitive To perform by turns, or in succession; to cause to succeed by turns; to interchange regularly.
• 27) To do or perform by turns, or in succession.
• 28) Consisting of alternating parts or members; proceeding by alternation: as, an alternate series; alternate riming; alternate proportion.
• 29) To pass from one state, action, or place to a second, back to the first, and so on indefinitely: used with between, and sometimes with from: as, he alternates between hope and despair, or from one extreme to another; the country alternates between woods and open fields.
• 30) In elect, same as alternating.
• 31) To follow one another in time or place reciprocally: generally followed by with: as, the flood and ebb tides alternate one with the other.
• 32) Opposite to the intervals between organs: as, petals which are alternate with sepals, or stamens with petals.
• 33) Specifically, in botany: Placed at unequal heights upon the axis: as, alternate leaves, which are solitary at the nodes, in distinction from opposite or verticillate.
• 34) Being by turns; following each the other, recurringly, in succession of time or place; hence, reciprocal.
• 35) Belonging to a series between the two members of every pair in which a member of another series intervenes; having one intervening between the two of each pair; every second: as, to read only the alternate lines; the odd numbers form one series of alternate numerals, the even numbers another.
• 36) To cause to succeed or follow one another in time or place reciprocally; interchange reciprocally.
• 37) In cryptogamic bot, the passage of a plant through a succession of unlike generations before the initial form is reproduced. Usually the succession is one in which one sexually produced form alternates with another produced asexually. The alternation of those sexually produced may be with those parthenogenetically produced (heterogenesis or heterogamy, which see), or with those produced by budding (metagenesis).
• 38) To act or proceed by turns.
• 39) To pass back and forth from one state, action, or place to another.
• 40) Electricity To reverse direction at regular intervals in a circuit.
• 41) To do or execute by turns.
• 42) To occur in a successive manner.
• 43) To cause to alternate.
• 44) To happen, succeed, or act by turns; to follow reciprocally in place or time; -- followed by with.
• 45) To vary by turns.
• 46) To perform by turns, or in succession; to cause to succeed by turns; to interchange regularly.

### Examples

• 1) And the less time we give that one to think of alternate arrangements, the less chance that he can circumvent our will.
• 2) He seemed to find the action invigorating: he did it several times with alternate hands.
• 3) She came over and stood directly behind me, pressing alternate knees lightly into my back.
• 4) Unfortunately, when Flavian turned to practical magic on alternate afternoons, Christopher was anything but brilliant.
• 5) Now, while we take the term alternate reality game in this context with a grain of salt, Xenophile does have a decent track record with their past projects for
• 6) With help from the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union, current and former Wal-Mart workers and managers are planning what they call an alternate analysts' meeting near the company's Bentonville, Ark., headquarters on Tuesday, a day before the retailer holds its annual Wall Street briefing.
• 7) He didn't refer to them as secret prisons and that the CIA would continue to have available to it what he called alternate techniques for interrogation, which he insisted had been legally reviewed, were lawful, were tough, he said, but safe and did not constitute torture.
• 8) The defense is going to be looking for what I call alternate lifestyle jurors, people who are a little looser.
• 9) I wonder what they call their alternate "free market" universe for banksters?
• 10) The undergraduate-level alternate is Kwame A. Firempong of Inglewood, Calif., a 2010 high school graduate of Windward School in Los Angeles.
• 11) Businesses can also use this opportunity to invest in alternate, perhaps more efficient, energy sources - which will help our economy in the long-run.
• 12) An equally good alternate is to take I-37 south to around Pleasanton and and catch 281 straight through McAllen to Hidalgo, where 281 turns east, following right along the river to Los Indios.
• 13) By the early 1980âs, many writers who had grown up on Bulwarkâs Silver Age books relied on those reprints to show readers the previous incarnations of characters as they used them in alternate universe cross-over stories.
• 14) ‘In the wards indigenous hammocks alternate with traditional hospital beds.’
• 15) ‘In some ways it's a mess of a film, in which the dramatic face-offs alternate with TV sitcom brawling.’
• 16) ‘What's more, they discovered, El Nino has a sister phenomenon, La Nina, a period of unusually cold waters that seemed to alternate with El Nino.’
• 17) ‘Elated episodes can alternate with periods of severe depression with three months or years between.’
• 18) ‘This quality of pain may alternate with other qualities, depending upon what other factors are involved in a particular patient's case.’
• 19) ‘Strips of printed fabrics may alternate with plain-fabric strips, or unpieced strips may alternate with pieced strips.’
• 20) ‘Turns alternate with each player moving one of his pieces.’
• 21) ‘On the soundtrack, bouncy pop tunes alternate with electronic dirges.’
• 22) ‘These behaviors become a pattern of eating and can alternate with dieting.’
• 23) ‘Mournful, quietly ecstatic ballads alternate with more riff based, rhythmically insistent workouts.’
• 24) ‘We could hardly bear to look out the window; but now shrubs, and the eucalyptus trees which alternate with the casuarinas, have hidden the damage.’
• 25) ‘Beautiful sandy beaches alternate with rocky headlands, and magnificent coastal villages shine like beacons on the shore…’
• 26) ‘Gorgeous waves and curls alternate with straight strands as the hottest trends for Fall styles.’
• 27) ‘Colors are also emphasized by the alternating stripes and the contrasting trim.’
• 28) ‘Perennial plants that inhabit regions with seasonal environments must adapt their life cycle to the changing conditions posed by the alternating favourable and constraining seasons.’
• 29) ‘Crowned with a tile roof, the alternating narrow and wide bands of rock face masonry contrast with the smooth finish of the arch and its Rococo embellishment.’
• 30) ‘Weather conditions other than alternating early mists and warm afternoons can result in a satisfactory noble rot infection.’
• 31) ‘It functions during the alternating contractions of muscles on either side of the body that enable the worm to wiggle backward with a smooth wavelike motion.’
• 32) ‘The high- and low-discriminability conditions were tested in alternating blocks.’
• 33) ‘The paradigm for the recognition test was designed using alternating blocks of trials.’
• 34) ‘Once both players have made their selections they alternate turns revealing their top card and performing the corresponding action.’
• 35) ‘My prescription was tapered off so that I was alternating days of full dosage, half dosage.’
• 36) ‘Condition by alternating between running and mountain biking at least 3 miles a week.’
• 37) ‘Contrast was provided by alternating choral chant with passages sung by soloists.’
• 38) ‘On the campaign bus, Simon spent hours in conversation with reporters, alternating with ease between the personal and the political.’
• 39) ‘Even substituting wall push-ups or alternating hand positions may not reduce the stress enough for some conditions.’
• 40) ‘These horns are often found in their lowest manifestation, with Havard Lund playing bass clarinet and Nils Jansen alternating between contrabass clarinet and bass saxophone.’
• 41) ‘A veteran of one-man shows, he has always alternated between being a painter and a sculptor and a poet.’
• 42) ‘Speakers and athletes alternated between Putonghua and Cantonese as they addressed the crowd.’
• 43) ‘Actually, they alternated between investigation and writing.’
• 44) ‘Carter alternated between roles as pill-flushing avenger and evangelically passionate lover.’
• 45) ‘The rest alternated between pinching each other, aesthetically arranging their bags and throwing science pamphlets at the snug snoozers.’
• 46) ‘I made my way back to the waiting room and alternated between walking around to keep my circulation going and wrapping and re-wrapping the jumper bits around me.’
• 47) ‘Apparently when my parents drove into Geelong with my sister, she got bored and alternated between focusing her eyes on very close objects and focusing her eyes on very far objects.’
• 48) ‘He alternated between standing still and pacing nervously for about 20 minutes, until an employee of the bar said he would show the Red Sox game in the back room.’
• 49) ‘Buried under a layer of quilts he alternated between moodily staring at the paper, morosely changing channels, or just being a great big ill-tempered miserable lump.’
• 50) ‘As Tito and Lindsay alternated between drums and percussion, Tala sent the audience into a fit of giggles by serenading a ‘very lovely lady’ who sat in the front row.’
• 51) ‘And we alternated between singing those two lyrics, breaking into fits of laughter at some points, until my mother came home and had a cow at the way we treated her turntable/needle.’
• 52) ‘We alternated between hollering at him and repeating everything five times.’
• 53) ‘She breathed heavily and Ian alternated between blowing on her hot forehead and brushing heavy hair out of her face.’
• 54) ‘Individuals were assayed in an alternating fashion to correct for any fluctuations in environmental conditions over the course of the day.’
• 55) ‘Back then it was just Ben and Dale forever in their twenties, driving always down country roads in old trucks, alternating between rage and wild openness.’
• 56) ‘The zebra's coat alternates in contrasting areas of light and dark pigmentation.’
• 57) ‘The scenes alternated between soldiers on a ship in the invasion and the home of an American soldier.’
• 58) ‘Roald notes that rehearsals have alternated between hilarity and tears.’
• 59) ‘His hand movements alternated between fluttery flocks of birds and rigid Godzilla claws.’
• 60) ‘Since then, his life alternated between music and spirituality to finally merge into a powerful combination.’
• 61) ‘She usually alternated between the pool and the sauna.’
• 62) ‘The uneven topography alternated between blocks of ice mesas, deep ice craters, bony ice ridges, and rolling ice dunes glowing an otherworldly sapphire-blue.’
• 63) ‘The rest of the library-in-the-round alternated between displays, TV videos, and various quotes/info on the walls.’
• 64) ‘Its provocative themes were smothered by a talky libretto that alternated between earnest exposition and sitcom jokes, set in smoothly tonal, insipid musical language.’
• 65) ‘In England, they never had a depression as severe as ours, but it lasted a whole lot longer; between the two world wars, Great Britain alternated between stagnation and decline.’
• 66) ‘Saturday mornings alternated between dress parade and inter-squadron track meets.’
• 67) ‘The programme alternated between live songs - with varying arrangements of musicians and singers - and vocals with a backing track, all produced by the academy.’
• 68) ‘I tried to call Stevie Clark repeatedly but his phone alternated between off and unobtainable.’
• 69) ‘Since 1902 the game has been played between Somerset Cricket Club and St. George's Cricket Club, with the venue for the two-day match alternating each year.’
• 70) ‘A good improv record will have contrasting periods of restraint and release, alternating between logic and wit.’
• 71) ‘Already, the city's burgeoning computer software sector has established links with one of the world's top information technology trade shows, Softworld, which alternates each year between the east and west coasts of Canada.’
• 72) ‘In the build up to the birth you go through alternating phases of excitement and fear.’
• 73) ‘In a chessboxing fight two opponents play alternating rounds of chess and boxing.’
• 74) ‘Every second window has been screwed closed, with alternate windows to be opened periodically to aerate the interior.’
• 75) ‘My second and third exercises are dumbbell preacher curls and seated alternate dumbbell curls, and again I supinate or pronate appropriately.’
• 76) ‘My father took me to the Marina every alternate day and buried me hip deep in the sand.’
• 77) ‘From Tuesday, starting in Sedgley Park, Bury Council has launched its new phase of doorstep recycling which involves collecting residual waste which is not recyclable on an alternate weekly rota.’
• 78) ‘It will see standard grey household waste bins being emptied fortnightly instead of weekly, while new green wheeled bins for garden waste are collected on alternate weeks from 60,000 homes in the city.’
• 79) ‘At the start of every year Newtown travel to Ballybunion and Lough Gur in Limerick on alternate Sunday mornings, running the dunes in Ballybunion and the steep hills that overlook the old crannogs in Lough Gur.’
• 80) ‘Solumediol 500 mg was given on alternate days.’
• 81) ‘If you are getting tired of KD and plain rice on alternate nights, look into Masala's vegetarian and non-vegetarian Indian cooking courses.’
• 82) ‘Under level three restrictions, outdoor water use is limited to hand-held hoses for one hour between 5.30 pm and 6.30 pm on alternate days.’
• 83) ‘The change to Level 3 restrictions came into effect from Saturday, and means people can now use a hand-held hose for 60 minutes in the evening on alternate days.’
• 84) ‘The proposals could see the standard rubbish collection being replaced by a ‘greener’ system, with household rubbish and recyclables picked up on alternate weeks.’
• 85) ‘Meanwhile, downstairs, Kendal collective FUNKTION will take over each Friday night with Tom Townley sharing alternate Fridays with Gaz Dawson and Luke Channon.’
• 86) ‘She insists that she will only have a conversation with me if we do alternate lines of a sonnet.’
• 87) ‘‘Now it is a case of collecting the two different types of bins on alternate weeks,’ he said.’
• 88) ‘The church is entered via a Norman south porch with a door of eight continuous orders, alternate bands of which are carved with biblical scenes.’
• 89) ‘Olivia agreed to continue therapy on an alternate week schedule.’
• 90) ‘The child resides with each of the parents for alternate periods of one week, to continue in sequence.’
• 91) ‘At the same time, you may be better off emphasizing one over the other during alternate training cycles.’
• 92) ‘My concern, and that of my neighbours, is the alternate weeks collection cycle.’
• 93) ‘What they desire is an India-England series on a home and away four-year cycle (series in alternate years) like the current Ashes series so a brand can effectively be developed.’
• 94) ‘The former Turk deftly slid in front of me, eyes shadowed, face thrown into alternate patterns of light and dark.’
• 95) ‘The behaviors of binging and then purging are often performed in secrecy, and are accompanied by alternate feelings of shame followed by relief.’
• 96) ‘The alternate North and South checkerboard pattern widen the blood vessels to increase blood circulation to the affected area and increase lymphatic flow.’
• 97) ‘Caudel ferry, coloured with saffron, might be solid enough to slice, and was sometimes served in a dish in alternate quarters with blancmange to make a yellow and white pattern.’
• 98) ‘People imbued with intensely tribal values often alternate between manic activism and depressed fatalism.’
• 99) ‘The examiner reads a series of alternate letters and numbers.’
• 100) ‘The ground was covered with square granite slabs of alternate black and light grey resembling a large carpet and there were granite chairs fixed at strategic points, and a round granite table in the middle.’
• 101) ‘Lines are another design trend - and they don't have to be horizontal or vertical as Jonathan Aston's Chevy proves: it features V-shaped chevrons in alternate black and red.’
• 102) ‘Residents in Pickering are so fed up with alternate standard and ‘green’ waste collections every fortnight that hundreds have signed a petition calling for a return to the old system.’
• 103) ‘Continue this exercise with alternate resting of each eye and you will find that you can keep your eyes open for longer periods without losing the improved vision.’
• 104) ‘Ulmus pumila is a woody species with monopodial branching and alternate leaves.’
• 105) ‘The upright stems have many, alternate, pinnately compound leaves with sharply toothed or lacerate leaflets.’
• 106) ‘Although the shapes of mums vary depending on their species, they usually have stems sporting multi-branches with alternate leaves.’
• 107) ‘Leaves are alternate, ovate or ovate-elliptical with a short pedicel and three or four lateral veins.’
• 108) ‘The southern magnolia has alternate leaves, 4 to 5 inches wide and 5 to 10 inches long.’
• 109) ‘Now obviously things might go quite differently in our universe than I conjecture, and they might have gone quite differently in the alternate universe.’
• 110) ‘In this case, we were sitting there for over fifteen minutes until one-by-one, cars began swinging into U-turns to backtrack to an alternate route.’
• 111) ‘We plotted our methods of evasion like we were planning a covert military operation, carefully mapping out alternate routes of entry and exit.’
• 112) ‘The show has spawned numerous regional imitators, if not an entire alternate entertainment universe.’
• 113) ‘Angel turned on her radio and switched to an alternate frequency reserved for emergencies, hoping she'd be able to contact Quinton.’
• 114) ‘Just so everyone knows, this story is set nearly four decades from now, in a alternate universe that will never come to pass.’
• 115) ‘Throughout the volumes that comprised the second season, I've complained about the alternate Earth episodes.’
• 116) ‘It is not long after this molting is complete that they start a second molt to acquire their alternate plumage.’
• 117) ‘I'll agree with criticisms that the plot is often secondary to the special effects, but the opportunity for alternate readings is one that I've enjoyed more than any other film.’
• 118) ‘The need then for an alternate development model that was pro-poor, pro-women and anti-caste was urgent as caste and feudal values inhibited the process of development.’
• 119) ‘Eventually, the Soviet Bloc rock scene grew into an alternate world, complete with a string of safe houses that one could use to inhabit the counterculture no matter where one went.’
• 120) ‘Through the construction of the hostel by using alternate technology, the Kerala-based Habitat Technology group has also propagated the message of energy efficiency.’
• 121) ‘And in any event he doesn't know where the ‘somewhere else’ is that he might buy it, as the high street isn't precisely full of alternate retail channels.’
• 122) ‘While I agree with a few of his points, and dislike the ranters' attitudes that such companies are simply evil, I feel like standing up a little for the ranters, or at least providing an alternate slant on their rants.’
• 123) ‘Instead, we have created an alternate committee to promote how the province could engage in treaty negotiations.’
• 124) ‘This morning, it's 8 degrees outside and I am finding novel and alternate ways of heating the house i.e. showering with the door open or warming our hands over the toaster.’
• 125) ‘We have already established alternate plans for the following blogs.’
• 126) ‘Each chapter provides an alternate sequence of events associated with a key encounter during the Napoleonic Wars.’
• 127) ‘The sequence in the alternate dimension had a profound resonance with me, like I'd experienced similar places in dreams but couldn't quite remember the specifics.’
• 128) ‘In the Deleted Animation section, you get to see deleted scenes, or alternate versions of sequences that were included in the movies.’
• 129) ‘Check weather conditions as soon as entering the local traffic pattern and get updates on a regular basis for your primary and alternate landing base if the weather begins to deteriorate.’
• 130) ‘The Internet, for better or worse, has intensified the promulgation of conspiracy theories, alternate realities, and instant rumors.’
• 131) ‘Not only that, but if your ex-wife is named as your executor or trustee, she will be ineligible to serve, and the person named as the alternate will serve.’
• 132) ‘In the drawing for the eighth position, three alternates will be selected to substitute for any qualified driver who may be unable to compete.’
• 133) ‘Originally the first alternate for the vault final, Tsiopoulous was substituted for Russia's Anton Golutsutskov and won the gold with two dynamic vaults.’
• 134) ‘To punish someone for breaking a law that's in the United Methodist Church's Book of Discipline, a case must be argued before a ‘trial court’ of 13 jurors and two alternates.’
• 135) ‘They were reduced to 12 jurors and 12 alternates.’
• 136) ‘The process of choosing eight alternates is under way.’
• 137) ‘Court officials hope to have 12 jurors and two alternates in place by Friday.’
• 138) ‘Each team has four players in the game at a time, with some teams using a fifth as an alternate.’
• 139) ‘Each group selected its own delegates and alternates.’
• 140) ‘We'll select one of the alternates to take Ed's place in tomorrow's reenactment.’
• 141) ‘Four years ago it was the Magnificent Seven, but this year it's the Six Pack (plus a couple of alternates, who are not members of the team in the Olympic committee's eyes).’
• 142) ‘The 16 invited big wave chargers, and five alternates, will be surfing all the other big wave spots on the Peninsula while they're waiting for Dungeons to fire.’
• 143) ‘The U.S. squad is made up of 6 riders with 9 alternates.’
• 144) ‘Also qualifying for the 400 free relay were Ashley Tappin and Amy Van Dyken, along with alternates Courtney Shealy and Erin Phenix.’
• 145) ‘I focus on eight players because six running backs and two alternates are elected to the Pro Bowl each year so that seems to be a fair marker for a standard of excellence.’
• 146) ‘Merged state associations may elect two delegates and two alternates to the USBC annual meeting.’
• 147) ‘The AAFP is entitled to an equal number of alternates but may choose not to send its full number of alternates to AMA meetings.’
• 148) ‘As you can see, there's a very limited number of us - there are no alternates, even, although I wish we could find some.’
• 149) ‘The committee, which has nine alternates, makes nominations for 14 awards in two categories.’
• 150) ‘So if you were in the jury room, had you been a regular juror, rather than an alternate, you would have voted not guilty on all three counts?’

### Examples

• 1) He hopes to find alternative jobs for them.
• 2) An alternative is to provide physical protection to the fibre cabling in the form of a steel tube.
• 3) She appealed for more youth centres and job opportunities for young people as alternative ways to combat radicalisation.
• 4) It is hard to see the point in having them if they are built on when alternatives are available.
• 5) It added that it was open to considering alternative approaches for smaller advisory companies where recording may be harder.
• 6) Its products meet the challenges of ageing electricity infrastructure, digitisation and alternative energy sources.
• 7) He didn't give an alternative explanation either.
• 8) Always look on the bright side of life: the alternative may be not looking at any side of life at all.
• 9) The next issue is how extensive the obstruction is: is there space to get round your car, or an alternative route?
• 10) There are compelling arguments to make this alternative available.
• 11) Many supper clubs are no longer a cheap alternative to eating out.
• 12) That is the alternative lifestyle and they keep us busy.
• 13) You need to get this individual to consider your alternatives.
• 14) This is a disservice to consumers but also to the new alternative energy.
• 15) We need to continue to provide people with effective alternatives to hospital treatment.
• 16) The answer suggested in this popcorn film provides an entertaining alternative to standard superhero movies.
• 17) Would you go down the alternative route if you were ill?
• 18) This must involve vigorous questioning of all research by those who may discern an alternative explanation.
• 19) Have a stock of healthy alternatives on hand.
• 20) Most of the time that alternative one will be inferior.
• 21) They were offered alternative accommodation much farther away.
• 22) There are other alternatives that you may be able to take.
• 23) The associations could offer alternative properties instead.
• 24) We are offering a range of services to support employees and help them find alternative employment.
• 25) You may consider suggesting employees find an alternative means of transport.
• 26) The firm also said alternative pools were available.
• 27) Windows that are painted shut are not considered an acceptable alternative.
• 28) These companies are investing tiny sums in alternative energy.
• 29) We have got to be able to give people alternatives.
• 30) No matter how good the alternatives, there are times when only the real thing will do.
• 31) In many cases they are below 2 per cent so for investors who rely on the income they are not a good alternative.
• 32) ‘Can you talk about how and why it was humanism that triumphed over alternative possibilities?’
• 33) ‘In recent years several sites have been examined as a possible alternative home for the Abbey.’
• 34) ‘It is perfectly possible that an alternative government would overturn a hunting ban.’
• 35) ‘If it is not available, an alternative venue would have to be found or the hearing adjourned.’
• 36) ‘Organisers have also made sure there will be alternative traffic routes available.’
• 37) ‘He even suggests that the argument has merit by moving onto the issue of possible alternative sources of funding.’
• 38) ‘Where such data are not available, there are alternative ways of securing suitable information.’
• 39) ‘I mean they ought to be able to reflect on possible alternative views, and some do.’
• 40) ‘We will be contacting them again when an alternative service is available.’
• 41) ‘Which of all the uneliminated alternative possibilities may not properly be ignored?’
• 42) ‘An alternative method is to use a blow torch which will soften the varnish or paint, allowing easy removal with a scraper.’
• 43) ‘Peanut flour is a cheap and quick alternative method for thickening dishes.’
• 44) ‘The council wants children to be aware of alternative, greener methods of getting to school.’
• 45) ‘They are being offered alternative seats as similar as possible to the ones they have at Maine Road.’
• 46) ‘An alternative surface level crossing is also available, so road crossing is unaffected.’
• 47) ‘Bosses have promised to find alternative jobs within the company for as many people as possible.’
• 48) ‘Our lease expires next year and we need to find an alternative home as quickly as possible.’
• 49) ‘Occasionally, though, I do browse around for alternative flavours and new experiences.’
• 50) ‘Walsh says the company will just have to be innovative in seeking alternative forms of finance.’
• 51) ‘In fact the experience made me wish that I had taken an alternative form of transport.’
• 52) ‘The book answers all these questions by analogy, with instances from the alternative America of the novel.’
• 53) ‘The alternative scenario is not one that City fans will want to think too much about.’
• 54) ‘The only legal alternative, a fresh set of elections, would solve nothing.’
• 55) ‘So until the alternative route is available I expect to be able to use the existing roadway for access purposes.’
• 56) ‘It is in the public interest that they be both experienced and expert: the alternative is unacceptable.’
• 57) ‘Look at some of the most experimental alternative music going around at the moment.’
• 58) ‘Both traditional doctors and alternative therapists work to the best of their ability in any given situation.’
• 59) ‘Bizarrely, it completely omits any reference to alternative lifestyles or kinks of any kind.’
• 60) ‘They've been known to hassle people who choose alternative lifestyles and dodge taxes.’
• 61) ‘The band Hell is for Heroes has denounced it as ‘a great blow to alternative music’.’
• 62) ‘I was living an alternative lifestyle before anyone had thought of the expression.’
• 63) ‘Witchcraft has come out of the shadows and is entering British society as a viable alternative lifestyle.’
• 64) ‘The music is mainstream alternative pop and rock music, with little or no variation.’
• 65) ‘Are you influenced by alternative music, is that something you have a passion for?’
• 66) ‘There are lots of alternative lifestyles in the area, as can be seen by the area's cafés and stores.’
• 67) ‘Coldplay were also winners, taking the alternative music album award for Parachutes.’
• 68) ‘I think this is what appealed to our adolescent selves, as it appeals to a lot of fans of alternative music.’
• 69) ‘She loves alternative music and watching all sorts of sports though she says she is a total loser at most of them.’
• 70) ‘Find the best alternative therapy for your lifestyle and health needs.’
• 71) ‘Terror Trax was a haven for what we hoped would be the next phase of alternative music.’
• 72) ‘They insisted it was the only venue for alternative music in this city of 850,000 people.’
• 73) ‘It used to sell books and pamphlets about alternative cultures and lifestyles.’
• 74) ‘An article such as this one marks a sad day in the realm of so-called alternative press.’
• 75) ‘Listening to this record momentarily makes one feel that all is well in alternative music.’
• 76) ‘Here in the States, alternative media have become extremely compartmentalised.’
• 77) ‘It assumes that citizens are rational and aware of all possible alternatives.’
• 78) ‘The evening that it started, the local news ran a story on possible alternatives to driving.’
• 79) ‘There is no excuse for wearing real fur with so many humane alternatives now available.’
• 80) ‘You are better off to have a number of alternatives available to you in case of an emergency.’
• 81) ‘It will also be a great chance to discuss what sort of alternatives to capitalism are possible.’
• 82) ‘We cannot say that alternatives have not been tried but it is possible that we have not tried hard enough.’
• 83) ‘Are there no alternatives that might provide better options for gay people?’
• 84) ‘It's making me feel better just knowing that I have alternatives to the current situation.’
• 85) ‘Each client is informed about what foods to avoid and advised about alternatives they can eat and drink.’
• 86) ‘Teenagers at the meeting said they hung around on street corners as there were no alternatives for them.’
• 87) ‘If you don't want to go the whole hog by designing and building your own house, there are alternatives.’
• 88) ‘Shouldn't we take this opportunity to review the situation and debate alternatives?’
• 89) ‘Our task is to ensure that there are real alternatives from which people may choose.’
• 90) ‘In the light of the discontent on the back-benches, we have to have alternatives.’
• 91) ‘The lack of alternatives to an illegal action does not legitimise that action.’
• 92) ‘She is a constant reminder that an alternative was once possible, which might flower again.’
• 93) ‘Ministers claim that an adequate alternative is available for men and women who are cohabiting.’
• 94) ‘It is not as if there is some ready alternative available to citizens carrying out official duties.’
• 95) ‘This had been set up by left wing activists as an alternative to the mainstream, segregated colleges.’
• 96) ‘The launch of Oven Chips offered a healthier and more convenient alternative to traditional chips.’
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