the other/opposite/flip side of the coin

noun phrase

: a different way of looking at or thinking about a situation
The economy is improving, but the other side of the coin is that inflation is becoming a bigger problem.

Examples of the other/opposite/flip side of the coin in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On the other side of the coin, judges and prosecutors frequently misinterpret behaviors associated with intellectual disability as signs of indifference or guilt. Katie Kronick, Baltimore Sun, 28 June 2024 On the other side of the coin, there will be times when an advisor will need to help a client leverage their positive emotions. Chris Gallagher, USA TODAY, 25 June 2024 Are there any hard data about the other side of the coin: the possibility that early male humans tended to children and domestic duties? Scientific American, 1 Mar. 2024 But as the jury deliberates, Republican strategists told ABC News that the other side of the coin -- an acquittal or hung jury -- could offer the presumptive GOP nominee a chance for vindication and a political boost. Tal Axelrod, ABC News, 29 May 2024 On the other side of the coin is Craig Rolandelli, whose company pivoted from shipping California asparagus out to the world to importing foreign asparagus into the state. Cindy Carcamo, Los Angeles Times, 8 May 2024 On the other side of the coin, some may seek out escapism through mystery, comedy, or the thrills of romance. Laura Zornosa, Time, 16 Dec. 2022 Taylor Wilson: On the other side of the coin, Terry, how do political leaders feel about the involvement or possible involvement of tech leaders? Taylor Wilson, USA TODAY, 1 Apr. 2024 But on the other side of the coin, Muncy can be really productive. Bernie Pleskoff, Forbes, 18 Apr. 2023

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