choke hold

USAGE NOTE
This word may also be spelled "chokehold."
choke hold(
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (sports)
a. la llave
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
If you can get your opponent into this type of choke hold, there's no way he'll escape.Si puedes meter a tu oponente en este tipo de llave, no hay ninguna posibilidad de que se escape.
b. el candado
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
One fighter maintained the other in a choke hold.Un luchador sostuvo al otro en un candado.
2. (dominance)
a. el poder absoluto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The former president still maintains a choke hold over what happens in his party.El presidente anterior todavía mantiene poder absoluto sobre lo que pasa en su partido.
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