por el contrario
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por el contrario(
pohr
 
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kohn
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trah
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ryoh
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A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
1. (general)
a. on the contrary
Claro que no me molesta que hayas venido a verme; por el contrario, me alegra mucho.Of course I don't mind your coming to see me; on the contrary, I'm really pleased about it.
b. on the other hand
Tú eres todavía muy joven; por el contrario, yo ya estoy muy viejo.You are still very young; I, on the other hand, am very old now.
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