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にひきかえ
nihikikae
JLPT N1 Author: dc
Meaning
in sharp contrast with; compared to
The son, in stark contrast to his meticulous father, was slovenly.
に比べると反対に
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Phrases
We harvested 50 tomatoes last year. In contrast, this year we harvested only 30. This may be due to the weather...
#5166 Author: dc

In contrast to my old car, his is really fast.
#1023 Author: d4

He is very intelligent in stark contrast to people of the same age
#6975 Author: amenya

While the quality of the education at this college is excellent, the quality of the campus facilities is inferior
#7932 Author: LR

Last month sales of foodstuffs expanded considerably, but in contrast, clothing sales dropped off
#7933 Author: LR

In France in the 16th century, the nobility ate extravagently while the common people ate very poorly.
#7934 Author: LR

In sharp contrast to his last work, this latest piece is a superb accomplishment
#7935 Author: LR

The son, in contrast to his meticulous father, was slovenly.
#7761 Author: Boomeranger

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