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synonyms for oppose
- call in question
- face down
- fly in the face of
- frown at
- not countenance
- run counter to
- search out
- speak against
- stand up to
- take a stand
- take issue
- take on
- turn the tables
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How to use oppose in a sentence
Much like they did with Roy Hibbert before, the Pacers’ guards funnel opposing ball-handlers into the lane, allowing them to challenge Turner at the rim.Myles Turner’s Game Has Evolved. The Box Score Doesn’t Know It Yet. | Chris Herring (firstname.lastname@example.org) | February 10, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
By contrast, support for recalling Davis was more or less reversed, as surveys found around 50 percent backed the recall while around 40 percent opposed it.California’s Gavin Newsom Will Likely Face A Recall Election — But He’ll Probably Survive It | Geoffrey Skelley (email@example.com) | February 10, 2021 | FiveThirtyEight
Kuntzler said he strongly opposes changing the club’s name, saying a new name would take away the club’s identity as an important LGBTQ Democratic Party organization for over 40 years.Stein Club changes name to Capital Stonewall Democrats | Lou Chibbaro Jr. | February 9, 2021 | Washington Blade
Ultimately, a small minority of users who question or outright oppose the vaccine threaten to drown out accurate information about the vaccine being spread through its platform.
Some towns and state lawmakers have tried in the past, but their attempts were opposed by the unions.How the Police Bank Millions Through Their Union Contracts | by Andrew Ford, Asbury Park Press, and Agnes Chang, Jeff Kao and Agnel Philip, ProPublica | February 8, 2021 | ProPublica
So far, just four members, including Gohmert and Yoho, have announced they will oppose Boehner on Tuesday.
But his words felt forced and were belied his 2004 vote to oppose marking Martin Luther King Jr.Steve Scalise Shows There’s a Fine Line Between Confederate & Southern | Lloyd Green | January 2, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
Therefore, some Democrats are under pressure to take policy actions their union allies oppose.
There is no such thing as a gay lifestyle, except in right-wing propaganda to oppose LGBT equality.How Canadian Oilmen Pinkwash the Keystone Pipeline | Jay Michaelson | December 28, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Sometimes politicians oppose reform for nefarious reasons—to protect a special interest or a major donor, for example.
"But I cannot permit you to oppose yourself to a sword two inches longer than your own," cried Gaubert, almost in a temper.St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
He was ordered to Besanon to take command of the troops there, and to help oppose Napoleon's advance on Paris.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
By men the laws of a nation may be altered without being made contradictory to one another, or to oppose the law of God.The Ordinance of Covenanting | John Cunningham
Though as strong as the enemy, General Daendals made the most feeble attempt to oppose the landing.Napoleon's Marshals | R. P. Dunn-Pattison
She would sooner have cut off her hand than oppose her, but she could not cast herself on her neck as she often wished to do.Skipper Worse | Alexander Lange Kielland
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