- but on the other hand
- (but) on the other (hand)
the second thing to consider.
You say you're lonely and bored, but on the other hand, you never go out anywhere!
There has always been a struggle between the reformers on the one hand and the conservatives on the other.Usage notes: often in two parts — on the one hand followed by but on the other hand - there are two things to be considered:
On the one hand, I'm delighted my work won the prize, but on the other hand, I know I could have done it better.
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