- v. 勒死；窒息；限制
- vt. 扼死;使窒息 kill by squeezing the throat of;hinder the breathing of
kill by squeezing the throat of so as to cut off the air;
"he tried to strangle his opponent"
"A man in Boston has been strangling several dozen prostitutes"
conceal or hide;
"smother a yawn"
"muffle one's anger"
"strangle a yawn"
die from strangulation
prevent the progress or free movement of;
"He was hampered in his efforts by the bad weather"
"the imperialist nation wanted to strangle the free trade between the two small countries"
constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake;
"he swallowed a fishbone and gagged"
- The hooligan strangled her with a piece of string.
- He tried to strangle his opponent.
- She strangled before she was taken to hospital.
- When I attended his lecture, I always tried hard to strangle yawns.
- The dictator's first step was to strangle the free press.
- He strangled her with a nylon stocking.
Out there somewhere is a mass murderer who enjoys strangling women.出自： P. D. James