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strangle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstranglestran‧gle /ˈstræŋɡəl/ verb [transitive]  1 KILLBREATHEto kill someone by pressing their throat with your hands, a rope etcchokestrangle with The victim had been strangled with a belt.2 PREVENTto limit or prevent the growth or development of something Mills argues that high taxation strangles the economy.strangler noun [countable]→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
stranglePolice said that the victim had been strangled.And then I strangled all their grannies.They say he strangled an entire pack of Wolf Cubs and fed their bodies to a school of carp?Piotr Jaroszewicz, 83, had been strangled at home near Warsaw after apparently being tortured.The economy is being strangled by inefficiency and corruption.The place was strangling her like a shrieking accusing prophet.He slid his hands around her neck and tried to strangle her.Hercules lifted him up and holding him in the air strangled him.Doctor Horatio Holliday has been found strangled to death in his home, slumped over his dining room table.Freitas was strangled with a nylon cord.
From Longman Business Dictionarystranglestran‧gle /ˈstræŋgəl/ noun [countable]FINANCE another name for STRADDLEThe strangle would be profitable if the stock price moves out of the 372p-444p range before expiry of the options on Nov 19.
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Verb table
strangle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theystrangle
he, she, itstrangles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theystrangled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave strangled
he, she, ithas strangled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad strangled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill strangle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have strangled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam strangling
he, she, itis strangling
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you, we, theyare strangling
Past
I, he, she, itwas strangling
you, we, theywere strangling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been strangling
he, she, ithas been strangling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been strangling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be strangling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been strangling
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