We will keep our Take Note section learning about Spanish "false friends". Today's words are Chocar Vs. Choke.
In Spanish, "chocar" means: "to strike," "to collide."
On the other hand, if you want to say "to choke" the Spanish word for that is "ahogar".
La policía cree que a la víctima la ahogaron con una almohada.
Police officers believe the victim was suffocated with a pillow.
Los dos lados chocaron en un conflicto violento.
The two sides clashed in a violent conflict.
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