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JLPT N2
Edit  dc
Meaning
on the contrary
on the contrary, the drink was bitter
Edit  dc
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Phrases
This means that if you try to protect yourself too much, you will only make bigger mistakes.
Edit  #4608 Miki
When someone speaks with such rhetorical flourish it starts to sound like they're lying.
Edit  #4609 Miki
The best is often the enemy of the good.
Edit  #4610 Miki
Instead of taking a rest, he worked much harder than usual.
Edit  #4611 Miki
Instead of fewer accidents there are more.
Edit  #4612 Miki
I thought I was getting a bargain because it was so cheap. But in fact I was surprised it was no good anyway.
Edit  #1349 dc
Holding an eel too fast is the way to let her escape.
Edit  #4606 Miki
I'm not afraid of anything after having (verbal) abuse heaped on me like that. In fact I feel braced by it.
Edit  #4607 Miki
I didn't understand this question, so I asked the teacher, but after being given the explanation I just got more confused.
Edit  #7018 agnestan
I like her all the better for her faults.
Edit  #8192 karekano
It will only make family matters worse.
Edit  #8193 karekano
He is killing his dog with kindness by feeding it too much.
Edit  #8194 karekano
I intended to improve the shipment so as not to be late, but the delivery date will be extended instead.
Edit  #8722 baenur
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