One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘There were no opposers and no counter proposals.’
- ‘In the past, opposers claimed it was the beginning of a ‘slippery slope’ that would lead to parents selecting children for hair colour or intelligence.’
- ‘Supporters and opposers of a controversial development in Abberton will have to wait another five weeks until the final verdict is revealed.’
- ‘And even if the opposers only amount to 36% of those polled, that's still more than eight people, Ann.’
- ‘Tenby Town Council is to repeat its objections to the proposal to Pembrokeshire County Council, and opposers are being asked to reinforce their concerns to ensure the authority knows the strength of local feeling.’
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