Example sentences for: depress

How can you use “depress” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • This is a bad thing because the exuberance may end in a crash , and the crash may depress the general economy.

  • The Chinese have accumulated these reserves by selling their own currency in order to depress its value--which, of course, keeps export prices low and import prices high.

  • Higher payroll taxes may depress personal saving to the extent that households have less disposable income to save.

  • Although human biochemists can depress activity more than 10 5-fold in Fhit [ 35, 36] and Hint [ 30] with a single active-site His mutation, hens apparently continued to peck at the sequence of Hint, altering all four of the absolutely conserved His residues.

  • But raising interest rates now (which would depress the economy now) to avoid a possible financial crisis (which would depress the economy later) is a lot like destroying the village in order to save it.


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