Como dizer "Reprimir a oposição" em inglês

Avatar do usuário Simon Vasconcelos 4220 7 80
To crack down on opposition

The case has come after several laws were passed to crack down on opposition, including one that raised the fine for taking part in unauthorised demonstrations 150-fold to 300,000 rubles (about £6,000). The Guardian
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Avatar do usuário Rodzilla 30
Portanto "reprimir" = "to crack down on" ?
Avatar do usuário Simon Vasconcelos 4220 7 80
Exatamente.
Avatar do usuário jlmmelo 2460 8 67
Also: Clamp down (on) - reprimir

Exemplos:

  • How do we clamp down on American citizens who preach overthrowing the government? us.cnn.com
  • He wants to cut back on government spending and clamp down on extremist Islam. guardian.co.uk
  • However, Saudi King Abdullah has been trying to clamp down on extremist ideology. washingtontimes.com
  • As explosive as this team is on offense, it can clamp down (reprimir/combater) defensively as well. sltrib.com