strangle

US [ˈstræŋɡ(ə)l]
UK ['stræŋɡ(ə)l]
  • v.扼死;扼杀;闭住(呼吸);窒息而死
  • n.勒式交易
  • Web勒死;抑制;压制
Simple Present:strangles  Present Participle:strangling  Past Tense:strangled  
strangle
v.
1.
~ sb
扼死;勒死;掐死to kill sb by squeezing or pressing on their throat and neck
to strangle sb to death
把某人掐死
He strangled her with her own scarf.
他用她自己的围巾把她勒死了。
2.
~ sth
抑制;压制;扼杀to prevent sth from growing or developing
The current monetary policy is strangling the economy.
现行货币政策抑制了经济的发展。

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