“Versus” (instead of) in Tunisian Arabic

In Tunisian Arabic, Versus” (as in instead of) is written using the Latin script as:

Fi 3oudh

Using the Arabic script, it is written as:

في عوض

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Examples in sentences or statements

What do you want to watch versus this?

(masculine-based noun) Fech t7eb tetfarej fi 3oudh hedha?

(feminine-based noun) Fech t7eb tetfarej fi 3oudh hedhi?

فاش تحب تتفرج في عوض هذا؟ (masculine-based noun)

فاش تحب تتفرج في عوض هذه؟ (feminine-based noun)

I prefer bicycling versus swimming for physical activity.

Ena nfadhel sou9an lbesklet fi 3oudh l3oumen ka ryadha.

.أنا نفضل سوقان البسكلات في عوض العومان كرياضة

He said he prefers staying in tonight versus going out.

9al yfadhel ennou yo93ed fe dar ellila fi 3oudh lkhrouj.

.قال يفضل انو يقعد في الدار الليلة في عوض الخروج

She said she is going to study more versus going out with friends right now.

9alet bech tzid ta9ra tawa fi 3oudh lkhrouj m3a s7abha.

.قالت باش تزيد تقرا توا في عوض الخروج مع صحابها

We prefer to meet at 3pm versus 5pm.

Medhebina net9ablou thletha mta3 la3chiya fi 3oudh lkhamsa.

.ماذابينا نتقابلو الثلاثة متاع العشية في عوض الخمسة


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