The man can barely hold together a coherent thought long enough to strangle it.
As you can see on your screens, this young soldier is trying to strangle me with the barrel of his carbine.
So what could possibly have led Huckaby to strangle the little girl who lived next door?
Though bills may pass both chambers, the House can strangle an initiative by withholding funds.
Bulger attempted to strangle McIntyre with a rope and, when that failed, he shot McIntyre in the head multiple times.
It was his constant boast that he never marked out a victim whom he did not strangle with his own hands.
Of course it seemed ridiculous that a Thug should strangle the old man.
Alcide Jolivet would have liked to strangle the honorable correspondent of the Daily Telegraph.
My father sought to strangle me because he believed he would appear in my blood.
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.