Strangling sentence example
- His clothes were strangling him in heat after the match.
- I was strangling you with demands.
- It was the sensation caused in 1884 by the lawsuit brought against Strindberg's Married (a collection of short stories dealing realistically with some of the seamy sides of marriage) which brought to a head the rebellion against the elegant and superficial conventions which were strangling Swedish literature.
- Cut back and remove undergrowth that is strangling an area of bluebells.
- His conduct towards the remains of Formosus, his last predecessor but one (see FoRMosus) excited a tumult, which ended in his imprisonment and death by strangling.Advertisement
- These prevent free movement of people and goods and are strangling the Palestinian economy.
- Dugarry crouched to the goalkeeper, half congratulating him, half strangling him in despair at what looked a certain goal.
- Also known as woodbine, these vines are known for their ability to cling tenaciously to their support structures that they are able to cut off circulation in actively growing trees, essentially strangling them over time.
- The contracts naturally do not concern such criminal cases as the above, as a rule, but marriage contracts do specify death by strangling, drowning, precipitation from a tower or pinnacle of the temple or by the iron sword for a wife's repudiation of her husband.
- Luther and his contemporaries had not in any degree the modern idea of progress, which first becomes conspicuous with Bacon and Descartes, but believed, on the contrary, that the strangling of reason was the most precious of offerings to God.Advertisement
- Worse than strangling you?
- I might could buy the Annie Quincy look-alike scenario but to me, it's a hard sell to do something horrible like strangling yourself when you have a bottle of perfectly good sleeping pills a hand's reach away.