the reverse of the medal


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the reverse of the medal

The opposite, contrary, or differing point of view about or aspect of something. Freelance writers have much greater flexibility in their schedule, as well as in the content they create; the reverse of the medal, of course, is that they rarely have anything resembling job security.
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the reverse of the medal (or shield)

the opposite view of a matter.
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2 tonnes of bronze to make 5,000 Olympic and Paralympic medals.The medals at Rio 2016 included an element of recycled material, but at a lower level to those produced for 2020.The front of the Olympic medal shows the traditional design featuring the goddess of victory, but since Munich 1972 the host nation have designed the reverse of the medal.
Now, research from the University of Colorado Boulder has pinpointed a potential biological mechanism explaining the reverse of the medal - how lack of sleep affects circulation by promoting the build-up of fatty deposits in the arteries (atherogenesis), which can increase a person's risk of experiencing a stroke or heart attack.
Under George VI the names were on the reverse of the medal.
However, the reverse of the medal, as pointed out by almost all observers, is a conflict that has emerged between members of the same list to obtain the preferential vote.
On the reverse of the medal is the date November 5, 1854.
The citation on the reverse of the medal reads: nishan-e dawlati Ghazi Amir Amanullah Khan, or "State Order of Ghazi Amir Amanullah Khan.
The reverse of the medal shows the BIC's Tower with "Bahrain International Circuit" and "10th Anniversary 2004-2014" engraved on the margin.
The jumping order will be the reverse of the medal order, putting the Saudis in third last to go.
(2.) In The Reverse of the Medal, O'Brian refers to a character named Madame de La Feuillade, an English agent working in France.
Now, research from the University of Colorado Boulder has pinpointed a potential biological mechanism explaining the reverse of the medal - how lack of sleep affects circulation by promoting the buildup of fatty deposits in the arteries (atherogenesis), which can increase a person's risk of experiencing a stroke or heart attack.