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strangle
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English - Vietnamese Dictionary
strangle /'stræɳgl/
  • ngoại động từ
    • bóp cổ, bóp họng
    • làm nghẹt (cổ), bóp nghẹt
      • to strangle the press: bóp nghẹt báo chí
    • nén; đàn áp
      • to strangle a laugh: lén cười
      • to strangle a movement: đàn áp một phong trào
Concise Dictionary
strangles|strangled|strangling'stræŋgl
verb
+kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air
+conceal or hide
+die from strangulation
+prevent the progress or free movement of
+constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
+struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake

Advanced English Dictionary
+ verb [VN]
1 to kill sb by squeezing or pressing on their throat and neck: to strangle sb to death + He strangled her with her own scarf. + Whenever she starts going on about her beloved son, I could cheerfully strangle her.
2 (written) to prevent sth from growing or developing: The current monetary policy is strangling the economy. + 'Oh, no!' she cried, strangling a sob.
Collocation Dictionary
verb

ADV.

almost, half, nearly

VERB + STRANGLE

try to

PREP.

with
He was strangled with a scarf.

PHRASES

be found strangled



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