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N2 Lesson 1: 7/21

逆(ぎゃく)に
on the contrary

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あの話(はなし)は事実(じじつ)らしいが、逆(ぎゃく)に信(しん)じにくい。
I heard that that story is true but on the contrary, it is hard to believe.
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遅刻(ちこく)になると思(おも)って、急(いそ)いだが逆(ぎゃく)に余裕(よゆう)でした
I thought that I would be late and hurried, but on the contrary, I made it with plenty of time.
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病気(びょうき)が治(なお)りそうだったが、薬(くすり)を飲(の)まずにいると逆(ぎゃく)にひどくなった。
The disease was on the verge of being healed, but I didn't take my medicine and on the contrary it got worse.
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