in stark/marked/sharp contrast with/to

idiom

: very different from (something else)
His comments were in stark/marked/sharp contrast with/to his earlier statements.

Examples of in stark/marked/sharp contrast with/to in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This was in stark contrast to present-day homes where valuable square footage would have been readily commandeered. Ken Fulk, Architectural Digest, 1 July 2024 This is in stark contrast to when an official portrait of Charles—the first since his coronation—was unveiled in May. Rebecca Schneid, TIME, 29 June 2024 Adaptability has also allowed great tits to colonize a habitat that is in stark contrast to an urban one. Anders Brodin, Scientific American, 25 June 2024 This is in stark contrast to practices elsewhere—the Day of the Dead in Mexico; the Japanese Buddhist festival of Obon, which honors ancestral spirits—that prepare grievers to carry a loss for their entire lives. Cody Delistraty, The New Yorker, 22 June 2024 See all Example Sentences for in stark/marked/sharp contrast with/to 

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“In stark/marked/sharp contrast with/to.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20stark%2Fmarked%2Fsharp%20contrast%20with%2Fto. Accessed 12 Jul. 2024.

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