Please, which is correct:
1. Itís just the opposite of what I meant.
2. Itís just the opposite to what I meant.
As I was not sure of the correctness of your answer, I searched the Net and now I know:
the opposite of
is opposite to
So #1 is correct, really.
Many of us do so, but it isn't always helpful.
In addition, there seems to be a pattern here.
'the' appears to co-occur with 'of', but not 'to':
(i) the opposite of something
(ii) opposite to something.
Ex: There is no established opposite to the word exceed, and it is quite often ...
Ex: What is the word that describes when two words that mean the opposite of each ...
Thank you, Cas.
You're welcome, Humble.