[ adverb ] as an example
"take ribbon snakes, for example"
Used in print(William C. Smith, "Why Fear Ideas?"...)
It would have been unwise policy , for_instance , to apply the pound of flesh characterization to the thrifty Scotchman .
When some question arises in the medical field concerning cancer , for_instance , we do not turn_to free and open discussion as in a political_campaign .(Jesse W. Grimes and Wesley Allinsmith, "Compuls...)
For_instance , the following statement was rated low in compulsivity , `` She 's naturally quite neat about things , but it does n't bother her at_all if her room gets messy .(Harry Olesker, Impact....)
The dentist last night , for_instance .(Jay Williams, The Forger....)
He also drew precise crisp spots , which he sold to various literary and artistic journals , The New_Yorker , for_instance , or Esquire .