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on the contrary

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just the opposite being true
  • Did I fail the test? On the contrary, you passed with flying colors!

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“On the contrary.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/on%20the%20contrary. Accessed 3 Aug. 2020.

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