Translation of strangle in Spanish:

strangle

Pronunciation: /ˈstræŋgəl/

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • 1.1 [person] estrangular
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    • 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.
    1.2 [originality] coartar; [protests] sofocar*, ahogar* to strangle the economy estrangular la economía
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    • 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.
    1.3
    (strangled past participle of/participio pasado de)
    ahogado a strangled cry un grito ahogado in a strangled voice con voz ahogada or estrangulada

intransitive verb/verbo intransitivo

  • ahogarse* I almost strangled on a fishbone (American English/inglés norteamericano) casi me ahogo con una espina de pescado

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