Tag Archives: 首絞め

An almost-luxurious oppression

Nobody tell the Merovingian. 真綿で首を絞める(Mawata de kubi wo shimeru;“To strangle with silk floss”) Definition: Pressure or harm that comes at someone gradually or indirectly, rather than as an overt attack or dramatic event. Breakdown: We begin with the noun 真綿 … Continue reading

Posted in Japanese, Kotowaza | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment