Übersetzung von “constrict” — Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch


verb uk /kənˈstrɪkt/ us

to become tighter and narrower, or to make something become tighter and narrower

He hated wearing a tie – he felt it constricted his breathing.
When you’re dancing, you don’t want to wear anything that constricts your movements.
The drug causes the blood vessels to constrict.

to limit an action or behaviour

tolher a liberdade a, comprometer
Too many rules had constricted her lifestyle.
constriction noun uk /-ˈstrɪk.ʃən/ us

constrangimento, aperto, constrição
The constrictions (= limits) of prison life were inhuman.
He felt a constriction (= a tight feeling) in his chest.

(Übersetzung von “constrict” aus dem Cambridge Englisch–Portugiesisch Wörterbuch © Cambridge University Press)