- Before the Civil War some of them actively opposed slavery and helped runaway slaves to escape.
- He did not oppose the scheme as such.
- With regard to their resistance to Japan,while they are opposed to Japan,they are not actively waging war or actively opposing Wang Ching-wei and the other traitors,and sometimes they even flirt with Japan's peace emissaries.
- It was courageous of him to oppose his chief.
- Quakers strongly oppose violence and war.