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Sample Sentences Using
au contraire -- (French)
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  • Many wrote New Orleans off after the Hurricane, but au contraire.
  • The French apparently never got the memo that the Internet is a borderless network where national law can’t be effectively applied. Au contraire: on Monday a Paris court ordered eBay to pay $63 million in damages to units of the Paris-based luxury goods mammoth LVMH, after agreeing that the site had facilitated the sale of counterfeit versions of its high-end products, particularly Louis Vuitton luggage.
    Bruce Crumley  --  Time, "France Fines eBay over Fake Vuitton", 6/30/08
  • "Mais, ma bonne amie," said Prince Andrew, "vous devriez au contraire m’etre reconnaissante de ce que j’explique a Pierre votre intimite avec ce jeune homme."
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • Au contraire.
    Dan Brown  --  The Da Vinci Code

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  • Au contraire, it advances us enormously, but enormously!
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • "Au contraire," Strassnitzky shot back.
    Mark Helprin  --  A Soldier of the Great War
  • "Au contraire," the beetle buzzed.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • Au contraire, it interests me enormously.
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
  • Au contraire.
    Agatha Christie  --  Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
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