stran|gle|hold

stran|gle|hold
stran|gle|hold «STRANG guhl HOHLD», noun.
1. a wrestling hold for stopping an opponent's breath.
2. Figurative: »

The processes of maturity had me in a grim stranglehold…and the joys of the intellectual life were beginning to overwhelm me (Punch).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

См. также в других словарях:

  • stran·gle·hold — /ˈstræŋgəlˌhoʊld/ noun, pl holds [count] 1 : an illegal hold in wrestling by which your opponent is choked 2 : a force or influence that stops something from growing or developing usually singular He finally broke free from the stranglehold of… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stran|gle — «STRANG guhl», verb, gled, gling, noun. –v.t. 1. to kill by squeezing the throat to stop the breath: »Hercules strangled a snake with each hand. 2. to choke; suffocate: »His high collar seemed to be strangling him. SYNONYM(S): throttle, stifle …   Useful english dictionary

  • stran·gle — …   Useful english dictionary

  • stran — stran·ger·hood; stran·gler; stran·gles; stran·gu·la·tion; stran·gu·ry; stran·ner; stran·ger; stran·gle; stran·gu·late; …   English syllables

  • stran´gler — stran|gle «STRANG guhl», verb, gled, gling, noun. –v.t. 1. to kill by squeezing the throat to stop the breath: »Hercules strangled a snake with each hand. 2. to choke; suffocate: »His high collar seemed to be strangling him. SYNONYM(S): throttle …   Useful english dictionary

  • gle — adan·gle; ae·gle; ajan·gle; ajin·gle; an·gle·ber·ry; An·gle·doz·er; an·gle·sey; an·gle·site; an·gle·ton; an·gle·twitch; ar·gle; ar·gle bar·gle; atin·gle; bo·gle; bun·gle·some; bur·gle; can·gle; cin·gle; com·min·gle; crin·gle; crin·gle cran·gle;… …   English syllables

  • Stráň (Sadov) — Stráň …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • glȅ — glȅ1 (glȅ glȅ) uzv. izražava doživljavanje čega neobičnog ili blago čuđenje [∼ ti to; ∼ ti njega; ∼ sad ovo (izrazi služe i kao umetnuti dijelovi u tekst kao upozorenje na ono što slijedi)] glȅ2 (glȅ glȅ) riječca 1. {{001f}}imp. koji poziva …   Veliki rječnik hrvatskoga jezika

  • Gleðibankinn — «Gleðibankinn» Песня группы «Icy» Выпущен 1986 Жанр поп, софт рок Язык песни исландский Композитор Магнус Эйриксон …   Википедия


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