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contrary

noun [S]
 
 
/ˈkɒn.trə.ri/ US  /ˈkɑːn.tre-/
the contrary the opposite
相反;反面;对立面;相反事物
I was worried that it might be too difficult for me but I found the contrary.
我原来担心那可能对我来说太难了,可是我发现恰恰相反。
Opposites
on the contrary used to show that you think or feel the opposite of what has just been stated
正相反,恰恰相反
"Didn't you find the film exciting?" "On the contrary, I nearly fell asleep half way through it!"
“你不觉得这部电影很精彩吗?”“正相反,看到一半我差点睡着!”
Yes, no and not
to the contrary saying or showing the opposite
正相反的,恰恰相反的
For a long time it was thought to be a harmless substance, but we now have proof/evidence to the contrary.
长期以来这种物质被认为是无害的,但最近我们有了相反的证据。
Opposites
(Definition of contrary noun from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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