in contrast
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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. (on the other hand)
a. por el contrario
I like classic cars. Mark, in contrast, prefers modern cars.A mí me gustan los autos clásicos. Mark, por el contrario, prefiere los modernos.
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
2. (unlike; used with "to")
a. a diferencia de
In contrast to you, I care about other people's feelings.A diferencia de ti, a mí me importa lo que sienten los demás.
3. (compared with; used with "with")
a. en contraste con
Her black hair in contrast with the white pillow fascinated him.Le fascinaba su pelo, tan negro en contraste con la almohada blanca.
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