on the other hand meaning

  "on the other hand" in a sentence
Adverb: on the other hand
  1. (contrastive) from another point of view
    "on the other hand, she is too ambitious for her own good"
    - then again, but then

Antonym: on the one hand

[American slang]
Fig. a phrase introducing an alternate view.
  John: I'm ready to go; on the other hand, I'm perfectly comfortable here. Sally: I'll let you know when I'm ready, then.
  Mary: I like this one. On the other hand, this is nice too. Sue: Why not get both?


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  1. on the other hand some manifested courageous attitudes.
  2. on the other hand one must be thoroughly prepared for all eventualities.
  3. on the other hand it is important to consider the shrinkage due to drying out.
  4. on the other hand persons of whom they fancied themselves fond will be found to have become insipid and disagreeable.
  5. in british journalistic usage on the other hand there is a strong tendency for it to be understood as simply a connoisseur of films.

Related Words

  1. on the off-chance meaning
  2. on the offensive meaning
  3. on the one hand meaning
  4. on the one hand ... on the other hand... meaning
  5. on the opening order meaning
  6. on the outer meaning
  7. on the outs meaning
  8. on the parish meaning
  9. on the part of meaning
  10. on the pat and mick meaning
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