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Opposite of popular belief, the Puritans of colonial New

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Opposite of popular belief, the Puritans of colonial New England placed an extraordinary emphasis on love within the family, especially between a husband and wife.

A Opposite of
B Contrary to
C Unlike
D In spite of
E In contrast with

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confused between (B) and (E).

Any suggestions why (E) is wrong.
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 [#permalink] New post 04 Mar 2004, 09:29
The correct answer is B.
Paul said it...
The correct idiomatic expression is contrary to popular belief. All the other answers choices are unidiomatic.

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