Questions about example sentences with, and the definition and usage of "Repress"

The meaning of "Repress" in various phrases and sentences

Q: O que significa repress?
A: In this context, its sorta like restrain or prevent.

They mean as in “ You don’t have to bottle up your feelings.”

Example sentences using "Repress"

Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com repress, oppress and suppress. What's the difference ? Thnks in advance .
A: To repress- someone forces another person to do something.
To oppress- Someone is cruel to another person for a long period of time.
To suppress is to hide something- if someone doesn’t want another person to know their secrets.
Q: Mostra-me frases de exemplo com repress.
A: "He repressed his feelings for her."
"My parents are repressive."

Synonyms of "Repress" and their differences

Q: Qual é a diferença entre repress e oppress ?
A: repress is you forcing something towards yourself. oppress is you forcing something towards other people.

"I wanted to talk to her, but I repressed myself and stayed away from her."

"He was very oppressive towards me. He wouldn't let me do anything without his permission."
Q: Qual é a diferença entre repress e suppress ?
A: repress: hold/push back (usually internal struggle); almost like try to ignore

suppress: keep/hold down (internal or external)

repress a feeling, thought, memory, urge, etc.

suppress a feeling (etc) but also suppress voters, a rebellion, a riot
Q: Qual é a diferença entre repress e supress ?
A: They're very similar, but I would say that "repress" is more likely to be used when describing one's feelings, whereas "suppress" is more directed outwards to others.

For example, I would say "She's repressed" or "She's repressing her emotions" to describe a person who keeps her feelings bottled up and doesn't express them much. But I would say "The police have been called in to suppress the revolts" because one group is suppressing another group.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre repress(feelings) e control(feelings) ?
A: Repress is more negative. It is unhealthy to repress feelings.
Q: Qual é a diferença entre repress e suppress ?
A: "The media suppressed the bad news."

"He suppressed the urge to scream."

"I can't suppress my feelings for her."

"The Nazis repressed the Jews."

"In many places, the rich people repress the poor."

"Black people were repressed in America in the 1960s"

Translations of "Repress"

Q: Como é que se diz isto em Inglês (EUA)? how do I discriminate from repress to suppress
A: Check the question to view the answer

Other questions about "Repress"

Q: If then I repress alt+enter it switches back to the previous screen with two black stripes up and down the game soa natural?
A: When I press alt+enter again the game goes back to the previous screen and there are two black stripes that run up and down the screen.
Q: I couldn't repress a sneeze. soa natural?
Q: Crying is better then repress to cry soa natural?
A: is supress

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