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To squeeze the throat so as to cut off the oxygen supply
“I'd like to strangle that son of a gun who crossed me.”
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To hamper or hinder the development or activity of
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“We are concerned that the credit problem, if prolonged, will strangle the growth of the industry.”
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To refrain from openly expressing or displaying
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“Bonnie hiccupped, trying to strangle a sob.”
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(British, informal, slang) To murder, or to commit suicide
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To reduce in size, especially through the application of pressure
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To draw or make tight or taut
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To obtain through extortion or force
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To force (something) into or through a restricted space
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To violently subdue (opposition or a rebellion)
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