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    the verb "to restrain"

    Hello,
    Can the verb "to restrain" be replaced with the verb "to stifle" in this sentences?
    I had to restrain her from breaking the window.
    The prisoner had to be restrained by the police.

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    Re: the verb "to restrain"

    Quote Originally Posted by sondra View Post
    Hello,
    Can the verb "to restrain" be replaced with the verb "to stifle" in these sentences?
    I had to restrain her from breaking the window.
    The prisoner had to be restrained by the police.
    No, it can't.

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