Still, there are instances in my life that make me think I may never know what a “regular” American childhood feels like.
In fact, he says, there are plenty of instances in which same-sex couples are better off not marrying.
Of course, even the proponents of these laws admitted there were no instances of Muslims trying to impose Islamic law.
In other instances, Syrian Armed Forces reportedly took children from schools or arrested them for use as human shields.
In all four instances, the court ruling favored his financial interest.
In these instances they appear to indicate the thatching with which the roof is covered.
In most instances he was “constant to one thing—his inconstancy.”
On auscultation a blowing murmur may, in some instances, be heard over the tumor.
In some instances the passage money was advanced to the converts.
The word-worn example of our Postal Department is only one of a thousand instances of pure Socialism.
mid-14c., "urgency," from Old French instance "eagerness, anxiety, solicitation" (13c.), from Latin instantia "presence, effort intention; earnestness, urgency," literally "a standing near," from instans (see instant). In Scholastic logic, "a fact or example" (early 15c.), from Medieval Latin instantia, used to translate Greek enstasis. This led to use in phrase for instance "as an example" (1650s), and the noun phrase To give (someone) a for instance (1953, American English).