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    Opposed to Walmart from opening?

    Is there anything wrong with the prepositions in this question:

    Are you opposed to Walmart from opening opposite this block?




    There's something bugging me in the latter half of that question. I can't figure out what's wrong or how I can get rid of it. Any help please?

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    Re: Opposed to Walmart from opening?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ulysses View Post
    Is there anything wrong with the prepositions in this question:

    Are you opposed to Walmart from opening opposite this block?




    There's something bugging me in the latter half of that question. I can't figure out what's wrong or how I can get rid of it. Any help please?
    You don't need "from", it's fine like this: "Are you opposed to (a) Walmart (store) opening opposite this block?" The words in brackets are optional.

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    Re: Opposed to Walmart from opening?

    I don't get it. Could you rephrase the sentence please.

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    Re: Opposed to Walmart from opening?

    Quote Originally Posted by greegorush View Post
    I don't get it. Could you rephrase the sentence please.
    The question is about whether or not the person being questioned is against a Walmart store being opened in the building opposite.

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