As you can see on your screens, this young soldier is trying to strangle me with the barrel of his carbine.
Though bills may pass both chambers, the House can strangle an initiative by withholding funds.
Jail guards noticed markings on his neck indicating he had attempted to strangle himself with his shoelaces.
Bulger attempted to strangle McIntyre with a rope and, when that failed, he shot McIntyre in the head multiple times.
If he refuses to strangle his own baby in the crib, Republicans are happy to retaliate.
It was his constant boast that he never marked out a victim whom he did not strangle with his own hands.
Can he compass his spirit with meekness, and strangle a natural oath?
Alcide Jolivet would have liked to strangle the honorable correspondent of the Daily Telegraph.
Also the camel-goose might fling his neck about the villain, and strangle him.
Thus, in order to strangle concerns that compete with them successfully, the average German merchant sticks at nothing.
c.1300, from Old French estrangler, from Latin strangulare "to choke, stifle, check, constrain," from Greek strangalan "choke, twist," from strangale "a halter, cord, lace," related to strangos "twisted," from PIE root *strenk- "tight, narrow; pull tight, twist" (see strain (v.)). Related: Strangled; strangling.
strangle stran·gle (strāng'gəl)
v. stran·gled, stran·gling, stran·gles
To compress the trachea so as to prevent sufficient passage of air; suffocate.