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    noun

    God Bless!

    She's thin, and her sister is the complete opposite.
    Longman Dictionary has written such sentence and opposite in "noun" entry.
    What's your opinion?

    Can we use "opposite of" as a preposition?



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    Last edited by PCGames; 22-Jul-2008 at 12:54.

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    Re: noun

    Quote Originally Posted by PCGames View Post
    God Bless!

    She's thin, and her sister is the complete opposite.
    Longman Dictionary has written such sentence and opposite in "noun" entry.
    What's your opinion?

    Can we use "opposite of" as a preposition?
    Thanks!
    Yes, "opposite" is a noun.
    No, "opposite of" is not a preposition. I's a noun "opposite" followed by "of".
    "In regard to body shape, she is the opposite of her sister".

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    Re: noun

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