choke up

  1. obstruct
    Her arteries are blocked
    My nose is all stuffed
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How To Use choke up In A Sentence

  • After a cut on the face or an exudation into the lungs, the loose tissues and multiple vessels allow the proliferating cells to obtain rich nourishment; absorption can take place readily, and the part regains its normal condition entirely, while a bruise at the heel or at the withers finds a dense, inextensible tissue where the multiplying elements and exuded fluids choke up all communication, and the parts die Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
  • Does she choke up on air? Times, Sunday Times
  • Our basketball team began to choke up in the last quarter.
  • Idiot muttered, he had stayed, making sure I didn't choke up to death with my own barf; and I heard his footsteps leaving the girls' bathroom.
  • Our basketball team began to choke up in the last quarter.
  • The papers were fragmentary, consisting of parts of a Reclaiming Petition and some portion of a Proof that had been led in support of a brieve of service; but I got enough to enable me to give the story, which I shall do in such a connected manner as to take the reader along with me, I hope pleasantly, and without any inclination to choke upon the foresaid bones. Wilson's Tales of the Borders and of Scotland, Volume XXIII
  • But when they or their rivals, silverweed, burdock, false ragweed, thistles, gumweed, and others usurp the landscape and seem to choke up the very earth and the very air with ceaseless monotony and repetition, then they become an offence to the eye and a reproach to those who tolerate them. Over Prairie Trails
  • A courtroom lawyer must never choke up under pressure.
  • You mustn't choke up so far on the bat.
  • Why do you think lay people choke up at the mention of evangelism or witnessing? Christianity Today
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