Against the misuse of ‘against’

😦 Most Indonesian people against the removal of fuel subsidies.

In English, against is a preposition, and so this sentence does not contain a verb and is therefore not a sentence. To make it a sentence, you can do this..

🙂 Most Indonesian people are against the removal of fuel subsidies.
(to be + against)

or (slightly more academic) this..

🙂 Most Indonesian people oppose the removal of fuel subsidies.

or (also academic) this..

🙂 Most Indonesian people object to the removal of fuel subsidies.

Hope that helps!

PG

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