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English Reference for soredokoroka (それどころか)
I thought he was busy, but on the contrary he was idle
"Have you finished it?" "On the contrary, I've just begun.
Tom is not a lazy boy. As a matter of fact, he works hard
"I believe you like your job" "On the contrary, I hate it"
He is not rich. On the contrary, he is deep in debt
That picture doesn't seem ugly to me; on the contrary, I think it's rather beautiful
I didn't like him much; in fact I hated him
You think I have nothing to do; but on the contrary, I am very busy
"Have you finished?" "On the contrary I have not even begun yet.