1. Instead of means substituting for.
Pattern: verb + noun + instead of + noun
They went to Hawaii instead of South America.
She cooks a lot of vegetables instead of meat.
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Boris Berezovsky and Galina Besharova
Boris Berezovsky began his career as a teacher earning only $70 a month in the former Soviet Union, but later became one of Russia s most powerful and richest businessmen. He married Galina Besharova in 1991, but the couple divorced in 2010 with Galina becoming about $160 million richer.