Translation of strangle in Spanish:
transitive verb/verbo transitivo
- 1.1 [person] estrangularExample sentences1.2 [originality] coartar; [protests] sofocar*, ahogar* to strangle the economy estrangular la economía
- It took all my will power to keep myself from strangling that person to death.
- Sometimes, I felt like strangling him to death.
- Then, in some unexplained way, the sprocket chain tore loose and managed to wrap itself about the boy's neck, strangling him.
(strangled past participle of/participio pasado de)ahogado a strangled cry un grito ahogado in a strangled voice con voz ahogada or estrangulada
- His family acquired wealth beyond their wildest dreams and a measure of power that still strangles the development of democracy in Chile.
- Business is telling us that an assembly would strangle growth.
- I have firm proposals to reduce the bureaucracy which is strangling farming.
intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo
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