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a (real) frog-strangler

A particularly heavy or torrential downpour of rain. (Chiefly heard in the southern United States.) It's a real frog-strangler out there today—looks like we'll have to have our barbecue another day. There's no way I'm biking to work in a frog-strangler like this!

a (real) toad-strangler

A particularly heavy or torrential downpour of rain. (Chiefly heard in the southern United States.) It's a real toad-strangler out there today—looks like we'll have to have our barbecue another day. There's no way I'm biking to work in a toad-strangler like this!
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In digging for today's trading example, our theoretical strangle seller went trolling in the Schaeffer's Volatility Index vs.
He said Ms Badger spoke of an incident in which Wyatt had tried to strangle her with a scarf.
Short strangles are best suited for investors expecting minimal volatility from an underlying stock.
One interesting trading strategy that we haven't covered in this column is the short strangle.
Instead, she would strangle them and dump the bodies.
Perez was charged with using a bedsheet to strangle Arraiga.
This column will examine potential straddle and strangle positions, the pros and cons of putting on a straddle or strangle, and the profit and loss potential of this position.
The BBC1 show said investigating officer Mark Shields felt it would be difficult to strangle a man of Woolmer's size if he were in a position to fight back.
It looks like someone's opened a short strangle using Harrah's Entertainment (NYSE:HET) March puts and calls.
Garda Murphy told the court that when O'Hara was placed in a cell he removed his shoes and pointed at the right shoelace and said he had used it to strangle his partner.
A trader appears to have initiated a bearishly-aligned strangle on Liberty Media (NYSE:L).
A KILLER who battered a mother to death just hours after he had tried to strangle a prostitute was being hunted last night.
Playpens, safety gates, high chairs and strollers with "V" or "X" shaped joints can crush small fingers or strangle.
Marley, of Stainforth, Doncaster, was found guilty of Michelle's murder but cleared of attempting to strangle a previous girlfriend.