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    Default opposite of subordinates?

    I eventually give in myself because of pressure by my .......................

    Please fill the blanks, which should mean `opposite of subordinates'.

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    Default Re: opposite of subordinates?

    Quote Originally Posted by user_gary View Post
    I eventually give in [myself] because of pressure by from my .......................

    Please fill the blanks, which should mean `opposite of subordinates'.
    The opposite of the adjective 'subordinate' is 'superordinate'. But it would be unusual to use 'superordinate' in the function of a noun. The most likely word in your context (which shouldn't have the 'myself', by the way) would be 'superiors'. You could also use 'elders', which is strongly collocated with '... and betters'.

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