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

Translation of choke in Italian:


  • 3 (of emotion)with a choke in one's voice
    con voce strozzata

transitive verb

intransitive verb

  • 1 (be unable to breathe) to choke on a fish bone, on water
    strozzarsi con, farsi andare di traverso una lisca di pesce, l'acqua
    to choke to death
  • 2 (become speechless)to choke with
    soffocare da (rage, emotion)
  • 3 (American English) [informal] (tense up)
    (athlete, player)
    imballarsi, bloccarsi

Phrasal verbs

choke back:

choke back [something]
trattenere (cough, sob)
to choke back one's tears to choke back one's anger
soffocare la rabbia

choke down:

choke [something] down
inghiottire con difficoltà (food)

choke off:

choke off [something]
bloccare (buying, lending, growth, supplies)
fare tacere (opposition)
soffocare (protest)

choke up:

choke [something] up, choke up [something] (block)
intasare (drain, road, town centre)
soffocare (garden)
invadere (pond)
the town, street was choked up with traffic
la città, la via era intasata dal traffico

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