(on the one hand) ... on the other hand

(on the one hand) ... on the other hand
(an expression used to introduce two opposing parts of an argument etc: (On the one hand) we could stay and help you, but on the other hand, it might be better if we went to help him instead.) på den ene side og på den anden side
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(an expression used to introduce two opposing parts of an argument etc: (On the one hand) we could stay and help you, but on the other hand, it might be better if we went to help him instead.) på den ene side og på den anden side

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