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    opposed to/opposing/that opposes

    Hi,
    "The UK and Germany are among at least 14 European Union members opposed to punitive tariffs on Chinese solar panel imports, according to diplomats". I came across this sentence that was used in an article on BBC News. Shouldn't the word "opposed to" here be replaced with "opposing" or "that opposes"? Should "to" go after the verb "oppose"? I've only heard of "opposition to" and "as opposed to".

    Any help would be appreciated.

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    #2

    Re: opposed to/opposing/that opposes

    The sentence is fine. You can be "opposed to" something.

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    Re: opposed to/opposing/that opposes

    I am not a teacher

    Read, "The UK and Germany are among at least 14 European Union members (that are) opposed to punitive tariffs..."

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