stranglehold


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stranglehold

a wrestling hold in which a wrestler's arms are pressed against his opponent's windpipe
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The mayoral election presents a golden opportunity to break Labour's regional stranglehold.
This Resolution is aimed at breaking the regime s stranglehold on aid supplies.
Kathmandu: Revenge-seeking Afghanistan broke India's stranglehold on the South Asian Football Federation (SAFF) title with an impressive 2-0 win over the two-time defending champions in Kathmandu yesterday.
It said the Stranglehold commercial must not be broadcast again in its current form.
Stranglehold is marred by error-ridden controls and poor camera angles.
Where Stranglehold differs from Max Payne is the fact it has its own plot, written by director John Woo as a successor to his early hit action film Hard Boiled.
Neath Athletic maintained their stranglehold at the top of MacWhirter Welsh Football League Division One last night with a 2-0 win at Ton Pentre.
The GPA chief executive was reponding to fears that Dublin hold a worrying stranglehold on the provincial scene.
But according to director Kirby Dick and a bevy of film mavens he interviews in his expose of the studios' lobbying arm, This Film Is Not Yet Rated, the MPAA has also--for the good of the children--placed a stranglehold on what the rest of America is watching.
Americans may finally be waking up to the Religious Right's near stranglehold on our federal government.
Cablevision has made clear it will stop at nothing, including suppressing New Yorkers' fundamental right to information, to defend its stranglehold on Manhattan's sports and entertainment facilities--a monopoly which has allowed it to charge the public inflated prices and to limit the quality and quantity of events offered to the public," said Jets president Jay Cross.
The opposing government candidate, Prime Minister and ex-convict Yanukovich, is incumbent president Leonid Kuchma's hand-picked successor, and reportedly a front man for the mafia clans, mostly ex-communists based in Eastern Ukraine, who have a stranglehold on Ukraine's government and economy.