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The Opposite and The Unexpected: 相反 and 反而 Qing Wen

The Opposite and The Unexpected: 相反 and 反而
John, Vera, Connie
QW0276
Upper-Intermediate
expectation, directions
comparing, describing problems

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The use of the words 相反 (xiāngfǎn) and 反而 (fǎn'ér) both have something to do with things being counter or counter to something else. And for many of us, their usage seems to defy expectation... until now! In this Qing Wen, we explore the difference in use and meaning between these two words.

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