Use of contrary in Sentences. 42 Examples

The examples include contrary at the start of sentence, contrary at the end of sentence and contrary in the middle of sentence

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contrary at the start of sentence


  1. Contrary to popular opinion, I don't dye my hair!
  2. Contrary to popular opinion, I don't dye my hair!
  3. Contrary to popular belief, many cats dislike milk.
  4. Contrary to popular belief, the economy is doing well.
  5. Contrary to expectations, interest rates did not rise.
  6. Contrary to popular opinion, many adult cats dislike milk.
  7. Contrary to popular opinion, many adult cats dislike milk.
  8. Contrary to expectations, the film was an instant success.
  9. Contrary to expectations and the weather forecast, we had a fine day for the experiment.
  10. Contrary to popular myth , the majority of accidents are not caused by speeding or drunkenness.
  11. Contrary to popular myth , the majority of accidents are not caused by speeding or drunkenness.

contrary at the end of sentence


  1. They did not say the contrary.
  2. Show me some evidence to the contrary .
  3. Show me some evidence to the contrary .
  4. My own experience is completely contrary.
  5. Millions were ready to avouch the exact contrary.
  6. He continued to drink despite advice to the contrary.
  7. He continued to drink despite advice to the contrary.
  8. An exhaustive investigation of the facts proves the contrary.
  9. Unemployment seems to be rising, despite repeated assurances to the contrary.

contrary in the middle of sentence


  1. The contrary of 'wet' is 'dry'.
  2. The contrary of 'wet' is 'dry'.
  3. Hot and cold are contrary terms.
  4. The men shouted contrary orders.
  5. Evans was his usual contrary self.
  6. Evans was his usual contrary self.
  7. It seems contrary to common sense.
  8. The result is contrary to expectation.
  9. The result is contrary to expectation.
  10. These results run contrary to our expectations.
  11. These results run contrary to our expectations.
  12. Mrs. Smith is too contrary to make friends easily.
  13. Mrs. Smith is too contrary to make friends easily.
  14. My sister's taste in dresses is contrary to my own.
  15. My sister's taste in dresses is contrary to my own.
  16. He passed the examination, contrary to what I expected.
  17. He passed the examination, contrary to what I expected.
  18. It wasn't a good thing; on the contrary it was a huge mistake.
  19. It wasn't a good thing; on the contrary it was a huge mistake.
  20. This view is contrary to the aims of critical social research for a number of reasons.
  21. Every day I miss you. It is a hard time for me to miss you but itis even harder not to do so. In such a contrary mood, I miss you deeply! A happy Valentines Day to you!
  22. Every day I miss you. It is a hard time for me to miss you but itis even harder not to do so. In such a contrary mood, I miss you deeply! A happy Valentines Day to you!

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