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Au contrair, mon ami?

Someone sent it to me in an email but I have no clue what it means.

do any of you?

8 Answers

  • 1 decade ago
    Favorite Answer

    "Quite the contrary, my friend!"

    "Au contraire" has passed into English (and German) usage as an ironic way of stating that the other person is barking up the wrong tree entirely!

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Au contraire is actually a French phrase that has passed in to English intact. It means "on the contrary".

    Mon ami = my friend.

  • 1 decade ago

    It means "To (not 'on') the contrary, my friend." It is usually used to indicate that a fact is the opposite of a supposition or belief that has been expressed.

  • 1 decade ago

    On the contrary, my friend.

  • With contrair, my friend?

    Source(s): I speak french.
  • 1 decade ago

    "On the contrary, my friend."

  • J9
    Lv 6
    1 decade ago

    It means 'not so, my friend'.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    "On the contrary, my friend!"

    In the common vernacular: "You is WRONG, Be-OTCH!"

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