In fact, he says, there are plenty of instances in which same-sex couples are better off not marrying.
The most high-profile of these instances was the Iran-Libya Sanctions Act (ILSA), originally passed in 1996.
In other instances, Syrian Armed Forces reportedly took children from schools or arrested them for use as human shields.
instances of hospital-related infections saw a 28 percent decrease, and health care-related infections saw a 17 percent decrease.
In other instances, naked detainees were hooded and dragged up and down corridors while subject to physical abuse.
In these instances they appear to indicate the thatching with which the roof is covered.
instances are occurring every day in confirmation of what I here advance.
On auscultation a blowing murmur may, in some instances, be heard over the tumor.
On the contrary, instances might be cited where only one-half of one per cent.
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).