Contrast


1 The team haven't been playing too well. ......, they are expected to win this afternoon.
Nevertheless
In contrast
On the contrary

2 ........ in nearly every country in the world they drive on the right, in England they insist on driving on the left.
On the one hand
While
Nevertheless

3 ........ to the north, which will remain warm and sunny, the south will become cloudy during the early morning.
On the contrary
In contrast
Although

4 He couldn't get the machine to work ........ following the instructions carefully.
despite
however
while

5 I'm not tired at all. ........, I'm feeling full of energy.
However
In contrast
On the contrary

6 ........ the computer had recently been repaired, it still kept crashing.
Although
Whereas
In spite of

7 I know we agreed to raise the issue at the next meeting ........ we simply won't have the time to discuss it.
although
whereas
but

8 The man was arrested ........ claiming to have been nowhere near the scene of the crime.
whereas
in spite of
while