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    Notice opposite OR opposite notice

    What's difference between these sentences?

    1. You can see the cinema programmes on the notice opposite.
    2. You can see the cinema programmes on the opposite notice.

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    Re: Notice opposite OR opposite notice

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    What's difference between these sentences?

    1. You can see the cinema programmes on the notice opposite.
    2. You can see the cinema programmes on the opposite notice.
    What do you mean by "notice"? Are you talking about a pamphlet or a flyer of some sort?

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    #3

    Re: Notice opposite OR opposite notice

    O​r a poster?
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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    Re: Notice opposite OR opposite notice

    I think it must be poster. This example came from Micheal Swan grammar's books. No mention about the basic meaning of this word is there.

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    Re: Notice opposite OR opposite notice

    Swan tells you clearly: We put opposite after (my emphasis - 5jj) the noun when it means 'facing the speaker or listener' or 'facing a person or place that has already been mentioned'.

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    Re: Notice opposite OR opposite notice

    My problem is that can we use the second sentence as well? Does it make any sense or we should use the first only according to the feature of OPPOSITE?

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    Re: Notice opposite OR opposite notice

    Quote Originally Posted by Freeguy View Post
    My problem is that can we use the second sentence as well?
    No

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