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on the other hand
used in The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes

7 uses
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Definition
from another point of view; or in a way that is different (a phrase used to introduce a different perspective or idea)
  • On the other hand, a man should be at his very best and keenest for such nice work as that, and I did not wish to do it when fagged by a long journey.
    Adventure IV — The Boscombe Valley Mystery (51% in)
  • On the other hand, he had no means of supporting himself, and his father, who was by all accounts a very hard man, would have thrown him over utterly had he known the truth.
    Adventure IV — The Boscombe Valley Mystery (54% in)
  • On the other hand, if you convince the police authorities that there is no possible case against you, I do not know that there is any reason that the details should find their way into the papers.
    Adventure VI — The Man with the Twisted Lip (87% in)
  • On the other hand, he has endeavoured to conceal some of these stains upon the felt by daubing them with ink, which is a sign that he has not entirely lost his self-respect.
    Adventure VII — The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle (21% in)
  • On the other hand, the face and manner of my patron had made an unpleasant impression upon me, and I could not think that his explanation of the fuller's-earth was sufficient to explain the necessity for my coming at midnight, and his extreme anxiety lest I should tell anyone of my errand.
    Adventure IX — The Adventure of the Engineer's Thumb (40% in)
  • On the other hand, I would not have given her the name which I have the honour to bear"—he gave a little stately cough—"had I not thought her to be at bottom a noble woman.
    Adventure X — The Adventure of the Noble Bachelor (35% in)
  • If, on the other hand, I am to do it in the name of the firm, then in justice to my partner I must insist that, even in your case, every businesslike precaution should be taken.
    Adventure XI — The Adventure of the Beryl Coronet (13% in)

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