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to the point / concise
to strangle / to throttle
to wring one's hands (literally wring one's wrists)
to control / to restrain
  *扼* | 扼* | *扼
to grip forcefully / to clutch at / to guard / to control / to hold
brief and to the point (idiom) / succinct
to hold a pass / to guard (a strategic location)
  *搤* | 搤* | *搤
variant of
to strangle / to throttle / to stifle (opinions)
to strangle / to throttle
lit. to strangle the front and press the back (idiom) / fig. to occupy all key points (military)
to secure a stranglehold (idiom); fig. to hold a strategic pass

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