How to use "contrary" in sentences with meaning in English and Hindi

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Example sentences for "contrary" in popular movie and book plots

  • She cannot say why the windows of the room were locked and bolted contrary to custom.  - Poirot's Early Cases
  • Demetrio's agents, however, reveal that they were planning on killing Ross from the start, contrary to their deal.  - Armitage III
  • He had received the letter notifying him of the win on the morning of the day of the murder, contrary to what he told Enderby.  - The Sittaford Mystery
  • Little the Doctor can say to the contrary seems to have any sway, and he departs angrily.  - The Reign of Terror (Doctor Who)
  • Bridget then notes that "nice boys don't kiss like that", to which Mark, contrary to his uptight nature, retorts "Oh yes they fucking do".  - Bridget Jones's Diary (film)
  • Johnny is eager for the luck of redhead Nellie to win more money, contrary to Frankie's expressed wishes.  - Frankie and Johnny (1966 film)
  • Gig proceeded to reveal that, contrary to Tezla's claim, Tezla had been the one stealing technology from the Silencerz, including Gig himself.  - Hot Wheels AcceleRacers
  • Six weeks of contrary winds keep them in the English Channel, long enough for the landsman to be used to the sea.  - The Golden Ocean
  • The next morning, the squad finds itself slowly advancing through a dense mist which, contrary to their fear, is not a poison gas.  - Deathwatch (2002 film)
  • That man turns out to be the god Plutus — who is, contrary to all expectations, a blind beggar.  - Plutus (play)
  • Kirk rejoins that it just acted contrary to its purpose by killing people.  - The Ultimate Computer
  • Despite his predictions to the contrary Ross struggles to regain his baseball form.  - Mr. 3000
  • While Leonid is recovering, he finds out, contrary to his original assumption, that Netti is female.  - Red Star (novel)
  • He met with Richard, a young German Communist cell leader who had distributed material contrary to the Party line.  - Darkness at Noon
  • Breen explains his plans for further conquest of humanity by the Combine, contrary to what he had told Mossman.  - Half-Life 2
  • Judy wants to quit almost immediately, and is astonished to learn that she cannot, contrary to the assertions of her recruiting sergeant.  - Private Benjamin (1980 film)

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