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    Question opposite

    please tell me which one is correct.
    1. My school is opposite to the police station.
    2. My school is opposite the police station.
    Thanks in advance.
    -Quest

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    Talking Re: opposite

    i think you should say: my school is IN THE OPPOSITe SIDE OF ...


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    Re: opposite

    Hi,
    No2 is correct
    Bye


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    #4

    Re: opposite

    hi,
    i think you can also say:
    My school is in the opposite of the police station
    regards

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    #5

    Re: opposite

    Quote Originally Posted by quest View Post
    please tell me which one is correct.
    1. My school is opposite to the police station.
    2. My school is opposite the police station.
    Thanks in advance.
    -Quest
    Both are correct, but 2 is probably the more commonly used. Sorry to the other contributors but you cannot say in the opposite to/of/for. You can say, for example, My friend lives in the opposite house/in the house opposite.


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    #6

    Re: opposite

    I think you may express it in other way.Make a change.
    And I agree what other guys above said....

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