opposite number


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Synonyms for opposite number

Synonyms for opposite number

one that has the same functions and characteristics as another

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Synonyms for opposite number

a person or thing having the same function or characteristics as another

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When I complain about low expectations in the schools, my opposite number says, "So what?
The beauty of it is that any one group - however overpowering - is easily offset by its opposite number.
0 BUCKIE keeper Kevin Main's superb display kept his side in the Cup - and he revealed he had a huge helping hand from his opposite number.
The Tottenham manager yesterday warned Real president Fiorentino Perez he would find it extremely hard to deal with his opposite number Daniel Levy, and believes Bale can realise his aims with Spurs.
Fly-half Scott Sneddon fired Newport ahead with a fifth-minute penalty, while opposite number Dorian Jones was wide as he tried to level the scores.
ALL the Huddersfield players and supporters were naturally over the moon with last Saturday's result, particularly the coach, Dan Hyde, who was sporting a massive grin at the end of the contest after putting one over his opposite number.
Quins led Newcastle 9-6 at the break with fly-half Nick Evans kicking three penalties and opposite number Jimmy Gopperth landing two for the visitors.
Opposite number Terry Skiverton said: "You have to consider this a very good point.
competitive people around, the kind of person who tries to use mind games on his opposite number even if that opposite number happens to be my fouryear-old nephew and the game in question is tiddlywinks.
And that is what has happened at Newcastle City Council, where the leader and his opposite number echoed each other over the authority's link up with eaga plc to capitalise on a market for contracting out services.
TWO of English football's winners will go head-to-head today as an enduring partnership blossoms into a new rivalry-Former Manchester United skipper Roy Keane will lead Sunderland into battle against his old club with opposite number Sir Alex Ferguson determined not to allow the young pretender to dethrone him just yet.
SCOTLAND fly-half Dan Parks is wary of Argentinian opposite number Juan Martin Hernandez ahead of Sunday's World Cup guarter-final.
Harriet Harman yesterday pledged to be "Leader of the whole House" as she appealed for less adversarial politics and warned her Tory opposite number to stop "handbagging" her in the Commons.
Paul Scott-Lee, chief constable of West Midlands Police, and John Burbeck, his opposite number in Warwickshire, met Home Office minister Tony McNulty to discuss force restructuring.
The squad of Robert Hall, Andrew Robson, Michael Sharp, Ben Pearson, Thomas Sharp and Mattie Fenwick (pictured right) lost out to Warwickshire's Esporta Club but put up a brave show with Sharp, playing at number three, taking his opposite number to three sets.