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    juliana0403 is offline Member
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    Default "On the contrary" vs "to the contrary "

    Hello !

    Is there a difference between "on the contrary" and "to the contrary"?

    If so, how are those expressions different?

    And could you give me some example ?

    Thank You.

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    Default Re: "On the contrary" vs "to the contrary "

    On the contrary intorduces a statement that says the opposite of the last one:
    It must have been difficult. On the contrary it was easy.

    To the contrary is when you prove the opposite:
    Show me some evidence to the contrary (which proves this is wrong)

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