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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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Neither strangle anybody nor smash anything, Porthos; I will manage it all; put on one of your thirty-six suits, and come with me to a tailor.
First he cast upon the dogs which were guarding them a stupor and strangles, so that the dogs forgot the cows and lost the power of barking.
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.
A MEDICAL examiner yesterday rejected claims by a defence lawyer, who argued her client did not deliberately strangle a maid in September 2008.
Kuwaiti terminal will strangle Iraq and make us produce what we cannot export", he added.
He said the intention was short-lived but Wyatt had repeatedly considered it and, in earlier threats to strangle her, "drunkenness affords you no excuse".
That is, we want to strangle them until three of the six announce that, based on the debate, they are now--
One interesting trading strategy that we haven't covered in a while is the short strangle.
An alcoholic throttled his girlfriend to death after choking her with a scarf and threatening to strangle her just days previously, a jury heard.
CINCINNATI -- In Wednesday's edition of Advanced Options, we dissected the elements of a short strangle play.
When he saw Amin at a library afterwards he said: "The hammer wouldn't do it - I had to strangle her.
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.