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JLPT N2 Author: dc
on the contrary
on the contrary, the drink was bitter
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The best is often the enemy of the good.
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Instead of taking a rest, he worked much harder than usual.
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Instead of fewer accidents there are more.
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I thought I was getting a bargain because it was so cheap. But in fact I was surprised it was no good anyway.
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I'm not afraid of anything after having (verbal) abuse heaped on me like that. In fact I feel braced by it.
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I like her all the better for her faults.
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It will only make family matters worse.
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