Quick answer
"On the other hand" is a phrase which is often translated as "por otro lado", and "although" is a conjunction which is often translated as "aunque". Learn more about the difference between "on the other hand" and "although" below.
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
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1. (indicating opposition)
a. por otro lado
On the one hand, I love shopping, but on the other hand, I need to save for college.Por un lado, me encanta ir de compras, pero por otro lado, tengo que ahorrar para la universidad.
b. por otra parte
On the one hand, I promised I'd buy her lunch, but on the other hand, she still owes me dinner.Por una parte, le prometí que le compraría el almuerzo, pero por otra parte, aún me debe una cena.
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A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
1. (though)
a. aunque
Although he's a bit odd, I like him. Aunque es un poco raro, me cae bien.
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