on the other hand

Idiom

On the other hand

Definition

Refers to a different point of view or perspective on a situation.

Examples

I love chocolate, on the other hand my sister prefers vanilla

I thought the movie was terrible, on the other hand, my friend loved it

Origin

Though not definitively known, it is thought that it may have come from the Latin phrase “altera pars” which translates to “the other side”.

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