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British English: /tʃəʊk/
American English: /tʃoʊk/

Translation of choke in German:

transitive verb

  • 1 (literal or figurative) a fish bone was choking him
    er drohte an einer Fischgräte zu ersticken
    you'll choke yourself
    du wirst ersticken
    in a voice choked with emotion
    mit vor Erregung versagender Stimme
    be/get choked up about something [figurative]
    sich Dat. etwas sehr zu Herzen nehmen
  • 3 (fill completely)
    voll stopfen
    (block up)

intransitive verb

  • 1 (temporarily)
    keine Luft [mehr] bekommen
    on an + Dat.
  • 2 (from emotion) See examples:he almost choked with rage
    er brachte vor Wut fast keinen Ton heraus


Phrasal verbs

choke back

transitive verb
[colloquial] (Wut, Worte)

choke down

transitive verb

choke off

transitive verb [figurative] [colloquial]
(tell off)
einen Rüffel verpassen
+ Dat.

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