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にひきかえ ([にひきかえ] )(nihikikae)
    Meaning: in sharp contrast with; compared to に比べると反対に
    Example: The son, in stark contrast to his meticulous father, was slovenly.
    JLPT Level: 1
    Category: grammar
    Author: dc

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Ref # Kanzen Master Level 1 - p44 - no.42 
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Ref # A Dictionary of Advanced Japanese Grammar p380 
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Should indicate sharp contrast, as opposed to small differences 
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ex #1023   私の古い車にひきかえかれのはとても早いです。 
In contrast to my old car, his is really fast.  
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ex #5166   去年はトマト50個収穫できたのよ。それにひきかえ今年は30個だけ。多分気候のせいね… 
We harvested 50 tomatoes last year. In contrast, this year we harvested only 30. This may be due to the weather...  
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ex #6975   同じ年の人 にひきかえ彼はとても頭がいいです。 
He is very intelligent in stark contrast to people of the same age  
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ex #7761   几帳面な父にひきかえ息子はだらしなかった。 
The son, in contrast to his meticulous father, was slovenly.  
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ex #7932   この大学は教育の質がとてもいいのにひきかえ、学内の設備が劣る(おとる)  
While the quality of the education at this college is excellent, the quality of the campus facilities is inferior  
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ex #7933   先月の食料品の売り上げが著しく伸びたのにひきかえ、衣料品の売り上げが落ち込んだ  
Last month sales of foodstuffs expanded considerably, but in contrast, clothing sales dropped off  
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ex #7934   16世紀のフランスでは、貴族の食事は贅沢だったのにひきかえ、市民の食事はとても貧しいものだった。  
In France in the 16th century, the nobility ate extravagently while the common people ate very poorly.  
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ex #7935   前回の作品にひきかえ、今回のはすばらしいできだ。  
In sharp contrast to his last work, this latest piece is a superb accomplishment  
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  Comments:  
BreeIs this often used in spoken japanese as well? 
Stephenex# needs to have "this year" added somewhere "In contrast, we harvested only 30 this year." 
dcdone 

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