Translation of "contrary" - English-Traditional Chinese dictionary


noun [ S ] uk us /ˈkɒn.trə.ri/ US  /ˈkɑːn.tre-/
the contrary

the opposite

I was worried that it might be too difficult for me but I found the contrary. 我原來擔心那可能對我來說太難了,可是我發現恰恰相反。
on the contrary

used to show that you think or feel the opposite of what has just been stated

"Didn't you find the film exciting?" "On the contrary, I nearly fell asleep half way through it!" 「你不覺得這齣電影很精彩嗎?」「正相反,看到一半我差點睡著!」
to the contrary

saying or showing the opposite

For a long time it was thought to be a harmless substance, but we now have proof/evidence to the contrary. 長期以來這種物質被認爲是無害的,但最近我們有了相反的證據。

(Translation of “contrary noun” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)