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on the other hand
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  • It seems to me that sincerity, on the other hand, is only possible if combined with a kind of bad taste that would be utterly out of place here.
  • But, on the other hand, more frank in the evening!
  • On the other hand, the prince, although he had told Lebedeff,—as we know, that nothing had happened, and that he had nothing to impart,—the prince may have been in error.
  • On the other hand, the great man did not at all consider himself Epanchin’s patron.
  • —"But, on the other hand, if one looks things in the face, you know—upon my honour, the prince is a rare good fellow—and—and—and—well, his name, you know—your family name—all this looks well, and perpetuates the name and title and all that—which at this moment is not standing so high as it might—from one point of view—don’t you know?

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  • Change can be hard to deal with. On the other hand, it often brings opportunity.
  • I think she’s pushy. On the other hand, my boyfriend describes her as assertive.

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