OPPOSE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of oppose
Definition:
v. place in front of, or over against; set opposite; exhibit; confront; resist; withstand
v. to be resistant to
Example:
I ascertained that Rosamond really preferred him, and that her father was not likely to oppose the match.
Islamabad publicly opposes drone attacks, saying they kill too many civilians in addition to their intended target - Islamist militants.
Sentence in Classic:
But it was noticed that these two were never in agreement: whatever suggestion either of them made, the other could be counted on to oppose it.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
But later on, feeling convinced that they looked at the matter so differently, that they could never understand one another, he did not even oppose his statements, but simply listened.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
She was accustomed always to oppose anything announced in that timid tone and considered it her duty to do so.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
The discredited rulers of the world can oppose no reasonable ideal to the insensate Napoleonic ideal of glory and grandeur.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
I have no thought, no view, no hope in life, beyond her; and if you oppose me in this great stake, you take my peace and happiness in your hands, and cast them to the wind.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
And the prince who would suppress such disorders or oppose himself to their force and onset, must always be on his guard, lest he help where he would hinder, retard when he would advance, and drown the plant he thinks to water.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
She married Frank Kennedy two weeks later after a whirlwind courtship which she blushingly told him left her too breathless to oppose his ardor any longer.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Fill thy cup, and welcome; and do not, I pray thee, by further impertinent enquiries, put me to show that thou couldst hardly have made good thy lodging had I been earnest to oppose thee.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
We must get together and oppose any move on the part of the Minneapolis clubs to elect another State Federation president from the Twin Cities.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis Context
While he spoke, Maria was looking apprehensively round at Edmund in full expectation that he must oppose such an enlargement of the plan as this: so contrary to all their first protestations; but Edmund said nothing.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
And in short, she said more than her husband could long withstand, and as none of the others could oppose when he gave way, there was no help for it; the change of Mary for Anne was inevitable.
Persuasion By Jane Austen Context