English version

do something in somebody’s stead

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdo something in somebody’s steaddo something in somebody’s steadformalINSTEAD to do something that someone else usually does or was going to do Pearson was appointed to go in Harrison’s stead. stead
Examples from the Corpus
do something in somebody’s steadGarcia is unable to attend, but will send the foreign minister in his stead.
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