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What is the difference between αποθώ and σπρώχνω please?  Do they mean the same thing?

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"απωθώ" means "repel", "fight",  "force to leave" not necessarily with a physical movement.

Example:

Αυτή η ουσία απωθεί τα έντομα. = This substance repels the insects.

"σπρώχνω" means "push", "shove"

Example:

Έσπρωξε την καρέκλα στην άκρη = He shoved the chair to the side.

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