When I get my hands on her, I'm going to strangle her until her neck is two inches thick!
Why should excess consumption strangle economic growth?
In Wharton's world, other people and the rigid expectations of stratified society conspire to strangle individual happiness.
An urge to strangle the older girl was suppressed.
The strategic struggle for Afghanistan was a fight to strangle the other's logistics.
Every impulse that we strive to strangle broods in the mind, and poisons us… The only way to get rid of a temptation is to yield to it.
overrestrictive policies that strangle growth
If it were true, it would strangle any hopes for better relations with the United States.
Business is telling us that an assembly would strangle growth.
The pattern is familiar: vested interests rage against change and do their best to strangle it by cynically invoking such shibboleths as tradition, the family and the sanctity of Sunday.