rather than, as opposed to, instead of

would rather … than 寧可…也不…
would rather … instead of 寧可…也不…
rather than 不是( 注意,than 是連接詞,所以這邊的動詞為原形 tackle 抓緊
rather than 而不是( = instead of 然而,常被用在句中做小比較,這邊的 than 是介詞
most likely rather than 最可能是…而不是…
as opposed to 而不是( = instead of 然而常被用在插入句裡
rather 相反的( 這其實是 rather than that 的縮寫, consensus 共識
but rather than 但不是…反而…
but rather 但反而(也就是省了 rather than that