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# Contrary to popular belieff, victors in the ancient Greek

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Contrary to popular belieff, victors in the ancient Greek Olympic Games received cash prizes in addition to their laurel wreaths.

(A) Contrary to
(B) In Contrast with
(C) Opposite of
(D) Unlike
(E) In spite of

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26 Apr 2005, 18:43
A it is

C, D and E are out because it makes the sentence awkward.

B, i am not certain but i prefer A because it is concise

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26 Apr 2005, 20:35
I will also go with (A). There is nothing wrong in (A).

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01 May 2005, 03:12
Anyone knows different between "contrary to" and "in contrast with"? I don't see much.

Explanation is appreciated.

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02 May 2005, 13:11
wunderbar03 wrote:
Anyone knows different between "contrary to" and "in contrast with"? I don't see much.

Explanation is appreciated.

i would too apreciate if some one explains the difference.

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02 May 2005, 13:11
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