01. Can you [contrast] the lifestyle of your country with that of this country?
02. The [contrast] between life in the city, and life in the countryside is quite remarkable in her country.
03. The geography of northern Russia [contrasts] greatly with that of the south.
04. If we [contrast] the beliefs of our grandparents with those of our grandchildren, the differences are obviously quite substantial.
05. The colors of the walls [contrasted] somewhat disagreeably with those of the carpeting.
06. Harriet's friendly manner [contrasts] somewhat with her quick temper.
07. The politician's statements before the election [contrasted] greatly with his actions once he was in power.
08. Sigmund Freud once remarked, "What a distressing [contrast] there is between the radiant intelligence of the child, and the feeble mentality of the average adult."
09. Matt Biershbach once said that somebody who thinks logically is a nice [contrast] to the real world.
10. The woman's dark dress [contrasted] with her light complexion.
11. The climate of Iran is one of extreme [contrasts].
12. Thai food is often spicy, with [contrasting] sweet, sour, and salty tastes.
13. In [contrast] to the scarcity of wildlife on land, Chile's Pacific waters are filled with over 200 kinds of fish.
14. [Contrasts] of light and dark are characteristic features of the Baroque period.
15. Skyscrapers [contrast] with the mountains and high clouds of La Paz, Bolivia.
16. In [contrast] to its trading partners in Central Europe, Russia saw its economy shrink for five years in the mid 1990s.
17. In my linguistics class, we did a [contrastive] analysis of the vowel sounds of Japanese and Spanish.

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