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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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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.
Ofgem's proposals will break the stranglehold of the big six in the retail market and create a more level playing field for independent suppliers, who will get a fair deal when they want to buy and sell power up to two years ahead."
Mark Craven, the company's operations director explains, "We recognised the industry was moving to a few dominant listing websites creating a stranglehold on owners and forcing up advertising costs.
The "big six" power suppliers should sell off up to a fifth of their electricity output in a move to "break the stranglehold" they have over the market, the energy watchdog has said.
The tourists took a stranglehold on the First Ashes Test at The SWALEC Stadium - declaring on 674 for six before reducing Andrew Strauss' side to 20 for two.
A voice-over in the Stranglehold television advert said: "Honour is his code.
Midway's special edition PlayStation 3 version of its new game "Stranglehold" is the first to put a vidgame and movie on the same disc.
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.
India's bowlers stepped up to give their side a stranglehold on the match before finishing the second day 149-5, giving them an overnight lead of 314 runs.
RAMPANT Newtonmore are on the brink of ending Kingussie's 20-year stranglehold on shinty after dishing out a stunning 6-2 defeat to the ailing champions yesterday.