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    Default Re: on the contrary??

    Quote Originally Posted by Taka
    Ah! Now I got it

    My Oxford Advanced Learner's only says:

    on the contrary: used to introduce a statement that says the opposite of the last one

    That was the only definition I knew, before I checked The American Heritage, which says:

    on the contrary :In opposition to what has been stated or what is expected.

    I've learned a lot now. :D


    You succeeded again - now I am confused. My normal state of mind. :wink:
    Thank you!

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    You succeeded again - now I am confused. My normal state of mind. :wink:
    How come you are confused? May I help you?

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    What about an Indian head massage?

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    You succeeded again - now I am confused. My normal state of mind. :wink:
    How come you are confused? May I help you?
    Thank you for your kind offer. Play of words - now it makes sense to you. That hardly ever happens. You always keep on asking questions. Now I am confused. :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by twostep
    Thank you for your kind offer. Play of words - now it makes sense to you. That hardly ever happens. You always keep on asking questions. Now I am confused. :wink:
    How can "now I'm confused" be "play of words"?? Is there any hidden meaning behind?

    Now I am really confused...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Francois
    What about an Indian head massage?

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    A what? An Indian massage??

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    Quote Originally Posted by twostep
    Thank you for your kind offer. Play of words - now it makes sense to you. That hardly ever happens. You always keep on asking questions. Now I am confused. :wink:
    How can "now I'm confused" be "play of words"?? Is there any hidden meaning behind?

    Now I am really confused...
    I would never send something with hidden meanings. The sentence make complete sense to me. The more questions you asked the less sense it made to me. Lighten up - a compliment - I do not get conused easily. :wink:

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    Quote Originally Posted by twostep
    I would never send something with hidden meanings. The sentence make complete sense to me. The more questions you asked the less sense it made to me. Lighten up - a compliment - I do not get conused easily. :wink:
    Now I see what you mean. Thank you!

    But I'm worried a bit that actually my questions here have made you confused quite often.

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