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Example Sentences for "opposite"

observers have reported that opposition party supporters are being threatened during voting in the electionCraig was sitting opposite his ex-wife at their daughter's wedding.

U.N. observers have reported that opposition party supporters are being threatened during voting in the election.

Some parents oppose the sale of condoms from vending machines in high schools.

Malcolm X was not entirely opposed to the use of violence in the struggle for equal rights.

My friend and I hold opposing views on most political issues, but that allows us to have some great discussions.

The opposing team must score within the next five minutes in order to avoid elimination.

The Republican candidate has opposed all measures to toughen environmental protection laws in our state for the last 2 years.

French artist Marc Chagall observed that in painting all colors are the friends of their neighbors, and the lovers of their opposites.

Sholem Asch once said that not the power to remember, but its very opposite, the power to forget, is a necessary condition for our existence.

Roger von Oech once observed that most people think of success and failure as opposites, but they both are products of the same process.

There is a German proverb which suggests that marriage is the opposite to a fever attack; it begins very hot, and ends very cold.

Australia's seasons are the opposite of those in the northern hemisphere; when it's winter in Australia, it's summer in the United States.

On Venus, the sun rises in the west, and sets in the east - the opposite of Earth.

The numbers on opposite sides of dice always add up to 7.

In 1933, the Nazi Party under Adolf Hitler banned all opposition parties in Germany.

The government of Iceland is currently opposed to membership in the European Union.

Sigmund Freud once suggested that men are strong only so long as they represent a strong idea. They become powerless when they oppose it.

The human rights organization Amnesty International opposes the death penalty and the torture of all prisoners.

Discussion question: In relationships, it is sometimes said that opposites attract. Do you think this is true?

Find someone who has peeked at someone of the opposite sex getting dressed.


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