HELPFUL HINTS – FALSE FRIENDS
constrict = to make something narrower, to squeeze
Our body’s natural defenses against the cold are quite limited. Initially, the blood vessels in our skin constrict to reduce heat loss and to keep blood flowing to the vital organs.
N.B. constrict DOES NOT MEAN force
* Unfortunately we have been constricted to change the dates of the workshop.
> Unfortunately we have been forced to change the dates of the workshop.