oppositepreposition

  • ja~の反対[向かい]側に、~に向かい合って
  • enon the other end, side, or corner of a particular area from somebody or something, and usually facing them

Examples

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Well, I am Jim Grant.
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And sitting opposite me is Leigh Goehring.
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Abramovich sat, motionless in a chair,
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as the public queued up to sit opposite her and look into her eyes.
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Rob reminds everyone that their friend Caroline’s birthday is coming up,
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and suggests throwing her a surprise party, as well as getting her a gift from her list.
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Jess, sitting opposite him, agrees.
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We bring in 2 adults, we tell them they're gonna play a game.
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And so, here's player 1 and player 2 sitting opposite to each other.

Other meanings for opposite...

oppositeadjective

  • ja反対側の、向かい側の
  • enlocated at the other end, side, or corner of something
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First, he went southeast.
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Eastward, ho!
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But he was on an ice flow drifting the opposite direction.
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He actually traveled backward.
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Altogether, it looks like this.
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Switch to opposite side.
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We're gonna go in straight across.
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We'll do the same thing to the opposite side.
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Since this color is matching with this side,
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we are going to be turning it the opposite direction.
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Since the matching side is on to the left,
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we are going to be turning this piece to the right.
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From my square of pasta dough,
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I'm going to attach 2 of the corners on one side,
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and the other 2 corners from the opposite side.

oppositenoun

  • ja〔方向・性質などが〕正反対の人
  • ena person or thing that is completely different from another person or thing
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Have you ever been sitting around, going, "Bleh"?
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Sometimes.
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Well, fun is the exact opposite of that.
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It means you're having a really good time.
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Alright, I get it, you don't wanna go on a date.
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So we'll do the opposite of a date!
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Opposite?
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We won't dress nice, we'll eat terrible food, and we'll do something un-fun.
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She's really beautiful, tall, skinny.
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Yeah, I'm the complete opposite of her.
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Why are we babysitting 5 kids on the same night?
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'Cause I thought it'd be fun, but it's not.
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It's the opposite of fun!
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You don't seem like the type of person who's really interested in leadership roles.
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Really?
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Anyone who knows me would say the opposite.
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I'm very hardworking.
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In a comic, you know how you can tell who the arch-villain's going to be?
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He's the exact opposite of the hero.