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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) verstopfen

intransitive verb

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


  • 1
    (Motor Vehicles)
    Choke, der

Phrasal verbs

choke back

transitive verb
zurückhalten (Tränen)
hinunterschlucken [colloquial] (Wut, Worte)

choke down

transitive verb

choke off

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

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