stranglehold

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 /ˈstræŋɡəlˌhəʊld/


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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Principal Translations
InglésEspañol
stranglehold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. figurative (stifling influence)dominio nmnombre masculino: Sustantivo de género exclusivamente masculino ("televisor", "piso").
  control absoluto nm + adj
 The homeowners' association has a stranglehold on the landscaping in this neighborhood.
stranglehold nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. literal (wrestling: choking hold)llave estranguladora loc nom flocución nominal femenina: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como sustantivo femenino ("casa de citas", "zona cero", "arma secreta").
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WordReference English-Spanish Dictionary © 2017:

Compound Forms:
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have a stranglehold on [sth/sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (control, stifle)tener dominado loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
  tener controlado loc verblocución verbal: Unidad léxica estable formada de dos o más palabras que funciona como verbo ("sacar fuerzas de flaqueza", "acusar recibo").
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