TAKOBOTO

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どころか
dokoroka
JLPT N2 Author: dc
Meaning
far from A, in fact B; not just; even
Far from being nice, she is in fact an ogre.
See also
Phrases
Mr. Smith is far from being able to read a Japanese newspaper; he doesn't even know hiragana.
Author: rubyhatchet

Mr. Johnson is not just unable to write kanji; he cannot write even hiragana.
Author: rubyhatchet

Mr. Smith is far from being unable to write Japanese; he can even write a novel in Japanese.
Author: rubyhatchet

Mr. Clark is not just able to eat sashimi; he can even eat natto.
Author: rubyhatchet

When I pointed out his mistakes, far from thanking me, he got angry at me.
Author: Miki, dc

I have been on a diet. But far from losing weight, I got fatter!
Author: Miki, dc

far from eating
Author: dc

I didn't like him much, in fact I hated him.
Author: Amatuka

his wife is far from being nice, she is like an ogre!
Author: dc

Have you finished? "On the contrary, I have not even begun yet."
Author: dbx

"Have you finished?" "On the contrary I have not even begun yet."
Author: dbx

I don't have a cent, let alone a dollar.
Author: dbx

Far from refuting the thesis that racism is to blame for lower IQ score, Lynn's data actually supports it.
Author: dbx

I believe you like your job. On the contrary, I hate it.
Author: dbx

This dictionary is useful to beginners, yes, and to advanced learners.
Author: dbx

That picture doesn't seem ugly to me; on the contrary, I think it's rather beautiful.
Author: dbx

Far from reading the letter, he did not even open it.
Author: dbx

Far from being a failure, it was a great success.
Author: dbx

Have you finished it? On the contrary, I've just begun.
Author: dbx

So far from doing any good the rain did a great deal of farm to the crop.
Author: dbx

Far from hesitating, she willingly offered to help me.
Author: dbx

It isn't true that Jack is no good at music : on the contrary, he plays the piano well.
Author: dbx

Tom is not a lazy boy. As a matter of fact, he works hard.
Author: dbx

Mary is not poor. On the contrary, she is quite rich.
Author: dbx

Instead of stopping, the rain increased.
Author: dbx

Far from being a failure, our negotiation was a great success.
Author: dbx

Instead of taking a rest, he worked much harder than usual.
Author: dbx

The new supervisor? He's not very original - pretty much like the rest.
Author: dbx

He is good not only at cooking but also music and sports
Author: prashant007

- She is still quite young. - far from being young , she already has three grandchildren.
Author: dc

According to this morning weather forecast the sky will be clear.but, . on the contrary of forecasting its raining now
Author: sureshnihon

Despite an extensive police search, no bodies have been found; let alone survivors.
Author: Monte

Never mind the the patient was standing, was not able to sit.
Author: belajar

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