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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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Saeed Ajmal, who has troubled the Australians at almost every turn in recent encounters, grabbed 3-17 in four overs, and their startling economy rates indicated the throttlehold taken on the Australian innings from the start, with both openers gone after five overs.
Rajamouli's latest offering "Eega" (housefly) is a delightful entertainer for all audiences, with the story grabbing one's attention at the beginning while maintaining the throttlehold throughout the end.
A two-volume study of black-listing disclosed the throttlehold of a few zealots in the entertainment industry, and the resultant destruction of thousands of jobs and reputations.