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"On the other hand" is a phrase which is often translated as "por otro lado", and "moreover" is an adverb which is often translated as "además". Learn more about the difference between "on the other hand" and "moreover" below.
on the other hand(
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
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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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (in addition)
a. además
It was raining; moreover, it was very windy and he couldn't open his umbrella.Estaba lloviendo; además, hacía mucho viento y no podía abrir el paraguas.
b. es más
He was late today; moreover, he missed his morning meeting.Hoy llegó tarde, es más, se perdió la reunión de la mañana.
c. por otra parte
I didn't like the shoes; moreover, they were very expensive.No me gustaban los zapatos; por otra parte, eran muy caros.
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