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strangle

A code word used normally by ground controllers meaning, “Switch off the [equipment indicated],” as in strangle canary, meaning “Switch off the IFF (identification friend or foe).”
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But a domestic homicide review has revealed he tried to strangle her four weeks before and had also tried to strangle a previous partner in 2010.
40pm, her stepfather, 41, attacked her teenage brother and tried to strangle him during a fight with her mother and her three minor siblings.
Angry that he refused to lend them money, the woman punched him in the face and tried to strangle him with her hands, before taking off her bra and strangling him with it, they say.
Angry that he refused to lend them any cash, the woman punched him in the face and tried to strangle him with her hands, before taking off her bra and strangling him with it, they said.
An alcoholic throttled his girlfriend to death after choking her with a scarf and threatening to strangle her just days previously, a jury heard.
When he saw Amin at a library afterwards he said: "The hammer wouldn't do it - I had to strangle her.
Instead, she would strangle them and dump the bodies.
After the adulterer ran away, the man tried to strangle his wife with his hands before picking up a piece of cloth and strangling her again until she died.