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にひきかえ
nihikikae
JLPT N1
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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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Formation
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Phrases
わたしのふるいくるまにひきかえかれのはとてもはやいです。
In contrast to my old car, his is really fast.
Edit  #1023 d4
きょねんはトマトこしゅうかくできたのよ。それにひきかえことしはこだけ。たぶんきこうのせいね…
We harvested 50 tomatoes last year. In contrast, this year we harvested only 30. This may be due to the weather...
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おなじとしのひとにひきかえかれはとてもあたまがいいです。
He is very intelligent in stark contrast to people of the same age
Edit  #6975 amenya
きちょうめんなちちにひきかえむすこはだらしなかった。
The son, in contrast to his meticulous father, was slovenly.
Edit  #7761 Boomeranger
このだいがくはきょういくのしつがとてもいいのにひきかえ、がくないのせつびがおとる(おとる)
While the quality of the education at this college is excellent, the quality of the campus facilities is inferior
Edit  #7932 LR
せんげつのしょくりょうひんのうりあげがいちじるしくのびたのにひきかえ、いりょうひんのうりあげがおちこんだ
Last month sales of foodstuffs expanded considerably, but in contrast, clothing sales dropped off
Edit  #7933 LR
せいきのフランスでは、きぞくのしょくじはぜいたくだったのにひきかえ、しみんのしょくじはとてもまずしいものだった。
In France in the 16th century, the nobility ate extravagently while the common people ate very poorly.
Edit  #7934 LR
ぜんかいのさくひんにひきかえ、こんかいのはすばらしいできだ。
In sharp contrast to his last work, this latest piece is a superb accomplishment
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Discussion and comments
Ref # Kanzen Master Level 1 - p44 - no.42
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Ref # A Dictionary of Advanced Japanese Grammar p380
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Should indicate sharp contrast, as opposed to small differences
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Is this often used in spoken japanese as well?
Bree
ex#5166 needs to have "this year" added somewhere "In contrast, we harvested only 30 this year."
Stephen
done
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