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Daemon
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contrary to popular opinion

Opposite to what is popularly or generally expected or believed. Usually used to introduce such a statement. More...

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contrary to popular opinion — Opposite to what is popularly or generally expected or believed. Usually used to introduce such a statement.
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Definition of contrary to popular opinion

: despite what many people think
Contrary to popular opinion, fame does not always bring happiness.
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Lords Watson, Herschell, Macnaghten, and Morris (Halsbury, L.C. and Lord Bramwell dissenting) held in 'Income Tax Special Purposes Comrs v. Pemsel [1891] Ac 531, that the trust is one for "charitable purposes" within the meaning of the Income Tax Acts; in those Acts the words charitable are to be interpreted, not according to their popular meaning, but according to their technical legal meaning.
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Idiom of the Day
contrary to popular opinion — Opposite to what is popularly or generally expected or believed. Usually used to introduce such a statement.

Very VERY common.
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