in striking contrast to/with

idiom

: very different from
The building's modern style is in striking contrast to the surrounding neighborhood.

Examples of in striking contrast to/with in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Those releases stood in striking contrast to the fate of Otto Warmbier, an American college student who died in 2017, days after he was released by North Korea in a coma following 17 months in captivity. Claire Reid, USA TODAY, 17 Aug. 2023 Those releases stood in striking contrast to the fate of Otto Warmbier, an American university student who died in 2017, days after he was released by North Korea in a coma following 17 months in captivity. Bill Glauber, Journal Sentinel, 19 July 2023 Niger’s apparent escape from the worst of the pandemic is in striking contrast with many parts of the African continent, where WHO has warned infections are on track to surpass their previous peak in January. WSJ, 17 July 2021 But that is a stance in striking contrast with the oft-Euro-skeptic view from some in his senior coalition partner, the populist 5-Star Movement. Star Tribune, 19 Jan. 2021 No kidding: Hobie looks like an ever-changing, two-dimensional collage, in striking contrast to everything and everyone around him — at certain points, some parts of his body move at a different frame-rate than his clothing. Adam B. Vary, Variety, 5 June 2023 The sketch stood in striking contrast to the cold opens SNL typically aired during the previous administration, which the comedy show often mocked through Alec Baldwin’s impersonation of then-president Donald Trump. Washington Post, 7 Feb. 2021 And, in striking contrast to the previous week, the defense held the Panthers scoreless in the final period. Paul Newberry, ajc, 10 Sep. 2022 This stands in striking contrast to teams such as the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros. Ron Kroichick, San Francisco Chronicle, 13 Apr. 2021

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“In striking contrast to/with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/in%20striking%20contrast%20to%2Fwith. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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