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    presidential nominee

    The Prime Minister has also asked the Opposition alliance NDA to support the UPA-Left Presidential nominee. Singh says that the Congress had supported the NDA candidate A.P.J.Abdul Kalam five years ago and it's now the NDA's turn to reciprocate.

    Please explain the highlighed ones.


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    Re: presidential nominee

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    The Prime Minister has also asked the Opposition alliance NDA to support the UPA-Left Presidential nominee. Singh says that the Congress had supported the NDA candidate A.P.J.Abdul Kalam five years ago and it's now the NDA's turn to reciprocate.

    Please explain the highlighted words/phrases.
    Opposition alliance - those parties who are in opposition to the Government have formed an alliance [joined together]

    Presidential nominee - the person who has been nominated by his/her party to stand for election as President.

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