on the other hand

on the other hand  {adv. phr.}
Looking at the other side; from another point of view. — Used to introduce an opposite or different fact or idea.
Jim wanted to go to the movies; his wife, on the other hand, wanted to stay home and read.
Mr. Harris may still want a boy to mow his lawn; on the other hand, he may have found someone to do it.
Compare: ON ONE HAND.
Categories: hand {adv. phr.}