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to oppose (something): to challenge, to fight or argue against (something)
Bruno is opposing the new budget proposals. He is challenging them as he doesn't agree at all.

to be opposed (to something): to be against, to disagree with (something)
Kevin is opposed to the recent coffee price increase from $1.75 to $1.90. He completely disagrees with it.

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