Q: How many of you have been the opposite とはどういう意味ですか?
A: So - you have learned
1) about the word Opposite!
2)what happens when there is a ton of extra hissing noises on an audio tape
that obscure
being able to hear the English words cleanly and correctly!
Q: "however, just the opposite is true for all languages that are not so closely related as to count almost as different dialects of a single tongue" とはどういう意味ですか?
A: It means:
"The opposite of this is true for closely related languages that are almost counted as different dialects"
Q: She’s the exact opposite of your first romantic attachment, your brilliant yet intimidating mother. とはどういう意味ですか?
A: "Yet" is used the same as "but" would be here, as a coordinating conjunction.
"○○ your brilliant but intimidating mother."
The mother is intimidating, but also brilliant.

Hope that helps.
Q: "opposite" in 246 とはどういう意味ですか?
A: Yes, exactly! Even if that's not the way it is in reality (sometimes an ad can take up two pages) that's the image you're supposed to get when you think of "opposite".


Q: What is the opposite of “ based on a true story”? fictional, fantasy or something else? を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: It's a bit more blunt than saying "fictional", but yes
Q: opposite を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: I'm opposite of my mom
Q: opposite を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: Up is the opposite of down. Left is the opposite of right.
Q: opposite を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: @ASH1KIN: other meaning?
Q: opposite を使った例文を教えて下さい。
A: We are on opposite teams.

You did the opposite of what I expected.

"Good" is the opposite of "bad."


Q: He is heading the opposite way. と He is heading "in" the opposite way. と He is heading "to" the opposite way. はどう違いますか?
A: We don't say "to the opposite way/direction".
Q: As he saw me coming, he took off in the opposite direction. と When he saw me coming, he took off to the opposite direction. はどう違いますか?
A: “When he saw me coming” in this sentence makes me think that your arrival is the thing that caused him to go in the opposite direction. “As he saw me coming” makes me think that you coming was not the cause of his action. Instead, you coming and him leaving happened at the same time but not with one causing the other to happen
Q: opposite to と opposite of はどう違いますか?
A: I'm finding it difficult to think of examples that don't work with both. I think it may be safer to refer you to this page: http://sentence.yourdictionary.com/opposite
Q: across from と opposite はどう違いますか?
A: There isn't much of a difference and in most cases both will work. I can't at the moment think of an example where you would need to use specifiaclly one or the other
Q: opposite と against はどう違いますか?
A: The opposite is something like this, light is the opposite of dark
Soft is the opposite of hard
Against is more like:
Sally was against Sam's opinion.
Max was going against his mothers commands.


Q: the opposite of pay (for instance, when you pay something in a restaurant, the waiter is ______ you) は 英語 (イギリス) で何と言いますか?
A: I originally wrote "the waiter gets paid" but that's not the "opposite" so I deleted it haha.

You could say the waiter is charging you for your meal (but we wouldn't really say that).

I found this, maybe it's helpful to you :)
Q: "the opposite of [think poorly of somebody]" は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: The opposite of "think poorly of somebody" is to "think highly of somebody".
Q: what is the opposite word for lads? は 英語 (イギリス) で何と言いますか?
A: Lasses. It's more popular in Northern England
Q: what's the opposite word of brilliant? は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: If you mean "bright and shiny" or "smart" kind of brilliant, then you could say "dull"
Q: What is the opposite of "light" soup or a "light" diet? は 英語 (アメリカ) で何と言いますか?
A: I would say:
What's the opposite of a thin soup or a healthy diet?
What's the opposite of a thin broth or a strict diet?

It is common to talk about light foods, a light meal, heavy foods or a heavy meal.

Soup you would usually say it's thin or thick. You could also say it's very heavy, or very rich - if you meant that it has more calories, or it's more filling.

For diets, you might say that somebody is following a very strict diet, or a very healthy diet. (Of course, people disagree on what is actually healthy :) You probably would not describe a diet as light or heavy.


Q: What is the opposite expression for "low on one's list of priorities"?
A: We don't say "lowest priority" as often as we say "it's not my highest priority". It's a couple more words but it's a more common phrase.

We also say "it's my top priority" for something that is needing to get done.
Q: What's the opposite of
"It benefits your health"?
A: It is detrimental to your health.
Q: What is the opposite word of "limit(verb)"? and "permit(verb)"?
Is there anyone who knows a good online dictionary to look for antonyms?
A: I use dictionary.com; there's also Merriam-webster.
Q: What's the opposite of the verb "evolve ?"
For instance, which word would you fill in the underscore in the following sentence ?
Organs which play important roles in survival in a certain environment evolve, conversely those make little contribution ______ like eyes of animals living in the dark. Some of them are even blind because eyes are useless in the dark.
A: Maybe "become useless"?
Q: What's the opposite of "outgoing" or "gregarious" as to someone's personality, character or nature ?
A: No, It doesn't have a dangerous feeling. It's just maybe they really don't like being around people. Loner sounds like they don't have anyone they feel comfortable with and like being alone