substitute with vs substitute for : Common Errors in English

About substitute with vs substitute for

You can substitute pecans for the walnuts in a brownie recipe, but manypeople mistakenly say “substitute with” instead, perhaps influenced bythe related expression “replace with.” It’s always “substitute for.”

substitute for in News

  1. Obama: Being A Good Father Isn't Easy

    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama says there's no substitute for the love and support that fathers provide. In his weekly Internet and radio address, Obama is wishing Americans a happy Father's Day. He's laments that his own father wasn't around and
    on June 16, 2013 Source: Las Vegas Review-Journal

  2. Obama on fatherhood: 'Best job I've got'

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says there's no substitute for the love and support that fathers provide.
    on June 15, 2013 Source: New Haven Register

  3. Obama says there's no substitute for a father's love but being a good dad isn't easy

    WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama says there's no substitute for the love and support that fathers provide. In his weekly Internet and radio address, Obama is wishing Americans a happy Father's Day. He's laments that his own father wasn't around and says he's still working to be a better father.
    on June 15, 2013 Source: Minneapolis-St. Paul Star Tribune

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