TAKOBOTO

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どころか
dokoroka
JLPT N2
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Meaning
far from A, in fact B; not just; even
Far from being nice, she is in fact an ogre.
Edit  dc
See also
Phrases
Mr. Smith is far from being able to read a Japanese newspaper; he doesn't even know hiragana.
Edit  #6263 rubyhatchet
Mr. Johnson is not just unable to write kanji; he cannot write even hiragana.
Edit  #6264 rubyhatchet
Mr. Smith is far from being unable to write Japanese; he can even write a novel in Japanese.
Edit  #6265 rubyhatchet
Mr. Clark is not just able to eat sashimi; he can even eat natto.
Edit  #6266 rubyhatchet
When I pointed out his mistakes, far from thanking me, he got angry at me.
Edit  #3256 Miki, dc
I have been on a diet. But far from losing weight, I got fatter!
Edit  #3257 Miki, dc
far from eating
Edit  #44 dc
I didn't like him much, in fact I hated him.
Edit  #143 Amatuka
his wife is far from being nice, she is like an ogre!
Edit  #187 dc
Have you finished? "On the contrary, I have not even begun yet."
Edit  #4301 dbx
"Have you finished?" "On the contrary I have not even begun yet."
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I don't have a cent, let alone a dollar.
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Far from refuting the thesis that racism is to blame for lower IQ score, Lynn's data actually supports it.
Edit  #4304 dbx
I believe you like your job. On the contrary, I hate it.
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This dictionary is useful to beginners, yes, and to advanced learners.
Edit  #4307 dbx
That picture doesn't seem ugly to me; on the contrary, I think it's rather beautiful.
Edit  #4308 dbx
Far from reading the letter, he did not even open it.
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Far from being a failure, it was a great success.
Edit  #4310 dbx
Have you finished it? On the contrary, I've just begun.
Edit  #4311 dbx
So far from doing any good the rain did a great deal of farm to the crop.
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Far from hesitating, she willingly offered to help me.
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It isn't true that Jack is no good at music : on the contrary, he plays the piano well.
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Tom is not a lazy boy. As a matter of fact, he works hard.
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Mary is not poor. On the contrary, she is quite rich.
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Instead of stopping, the rain increased.
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Far from being a failure, our negotiation was a great success.
Edit  #4318 dbx
Instead of taking a rest, he worked much harder than usual.
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The new supervisor? He's not very original - pretty much like the rest.
Edit  #4320 dbx
He is good not only at cooking but also music and sports
Edit  #5942 prashant007
- She is still quite young. - far from being young , she already has three grandchildren.
Edit  #1160 dc
According to this morning weather forecast the sky will be clear.but, . on the contrary of forecasting its raining now
Edit  #7171 sureshnihon
Despite an extensive police search, no bodies have been found; let alone survivors.
Edit  #7221 Monte
Never mind the the patient was standing, was not able to sit.
Edit  #8583 belajar
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