Sentence Maker: smother  

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They were able to smother the fire.
Lograron sofocar el incendio.
This draft constitution, which seeks to smother individual states, is, in my opinion, incompatible with democratic expression.
Este proyecto de Constitución que pretende ahogar los Estados es, en mi opinión, incompatible con la expresión democrática.
Any lingering doubts about whether the motion was justified have surely been removed by the attempts to smother it.
Cualquier duda que quedase sobre la justificación de la moción ha desparecido debido a los intentos de asfixiarla.
The European Union's embrace of global capitalism is an embrace that will smother us all.
La Unión Europea está abrazando el capitalismo global en un abrazo que acabará por asfixiarnos a todos.
It is not the first time that the technique of using a pillow to smother the cries of those being expelled has been condemned.
No es tampoco la primera vez que se denuncia la técnica de la almohada para ahogar los gritos de los expulsados.
Will it smother small- and medium-sized food businesses with even stricter regulation, that will be tolerated by fewer and fewer citizens?
¿Va a asfixiar a las PYME alimentarias con una reglamentación cada vez más rígida, que los ciudadanos soportan cada vez menos?
It underlined the urgency and importance of what is happening in East Timor, where militias continue their endeavours to smother the struggle for independence in blood.
Dicha declaración subraya la urgencia y la importancia de la situación en Timor Oriental, donde hasta este momento las milicias están intentando ahogar en sangre las aspiraciones de independencia.

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