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 Meanings and Examples of OPPOSE
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oppose
 v.  place in front of, or over against; set opposite; exhibit; confront; resist; withstand
Classic Sentence: (109 in 8 pages)
1  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVI
2  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
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
3  And oh, by the way, we must oppose this movement of Mrs. Potbury's to have the state clubs come out definitely in favor of woman suffrage.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
4  Against this assault, the besieged could only oppose the imperfect and hasty preparations of a fortress in the wilderness.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 15
5  Instead of continuing to oppose the scheme of Duncan, his humor suddenly altered, and he lent himself to its execution.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 22
6  Against such a decree there was no Delaware sufficiently hardy to murmur, much less oppose himself.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 29
7  I oppose no objection to that; but I reserve Monsieur Naigeon for myself.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VIII—PHILOSOPHY AFTER DRINKING
8  sign to Madam Magloire that she is not to oppose him.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE BROTHER AS DEPICTED BY THE SISTER
9  I am sorry to oppose Monsieur le Maire; it is for the first time in my life, but he will permit me to remark that I am within the bounds of my authority.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 5: CHAPTER XIII—THE SOLUTION OF SOME QUESTIONS CONNECTED WIT...
10  So long as you are in this state I shall oppose your having your child.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor Hugo
Get Context   In BOOK 8: CHAPTER II—FANTINE HAPPY
11  The queen herself does not dare to oppose the terrible minister.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 61 THE CARMELITE CONVENT AT BETHUNE
12  He is very decided, but never will be obstinate, if you reason kindly, not oppose impatiently.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Get Context   In CHAPTER TWENTY-EIGHT
13  But as it is, either our union must be consecrated and sealed by marriage, or it cannot exist: practical obstacles oppose themselves to any other plan.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXIV
14  Elizabeth could not oppose such a wish; and from this time Mr. Bingley's name was scarcely ever mentioned between them.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 24
15  If his servants oppose me, I shall threaten them off with these pistols.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
Example Sentence: (51 in 4 pages)
16  Many voters are staunch anti-federalists, opposed to the concept of regional government.
17  This was a straight conflict of directly opposed aims.
18  Their manager, to her credit, was always strongly opposed to the pay cuts.
19  They remain directly opposed to these new plans.
20  The approach to development is dictated by paperwork requirements as opposed to the needs and opportunities which actually exist.
21  The war is generally opposed on the left.
22  She remained bitterly opposed to the idea of moving abroad.
23  Only opposed every day, will live the strong than you imagine.
24  Our views are diametrically opposed on this issue.
25  His family were adamantly opposed to the marriage.
26  The military has opposed any cuts in defence spending.
27  Many people are opposed to the use of nuclear power.
28  Radical reform was, of course, opposed by the old guard.
29  He said they were opposed to the presence of alien forces in the region.
30  She's opposed to religious education in schools.