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strangle
American English: /ˈstræŋɡəl/
British English: /ˈstraŋɡ(ə)l/

Translation of strangle in Spanish:

transitive verb

  • 1.1
    (person)
    estrangular
    Example sentences
    • 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
    Example sentences
    • 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
    also: strangled past participle
    a strangled cry
    un grito ahogado
    in a strangled voice
    con voz ahogada or estrangulada

intransitive verb

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

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