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choke

US [tʃoʊk]
UK [tʃəʊk]
  • n.窒息;哽噎;(车辆发动机的)进气门;哽噎声
  • v.阻塞;哽噎;使窒息;(尤指感情激动而)说不出话来
  • Web扼流圈;阻风门;噎住
Simple Present:chokes  Present Participle:choking  Past Tense:choked  
choke
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v.
1.
[i][t]
(使)窒息,哽噎to be unable to breathe because the passage to your lungs is blocked or you cannot get enough air; to make sb unable to breathe
She almost choked to death in the thick fumes.
她几乎被浓烟呛死。
He was choking on a piece of toast.
他被一块烤面包噎得透不过气来。
Very small toys can choke a baby.
很小的玩具可使婴儿窒息。
2.
[t]
~ sb
(掐住喉咙)使停止呼吸,使窒息to make sb stop breathing by squeezing their throat
He may have been choked or poisoned.
他可能是被掐死或毒死的。
3.
[i][t]
(尤指感情激动而)说不出话来;使哽咽to be unable to speak normally especially because of strong emotion; to make sb feel too emotional to speak normally
His voice was choking with rage.
他气得声音哽咽。
Despair choked her words.
她绝望得说不出话来。
‘I can't bear it,’ he said in a choked voice.
“我实在忍不下去了。”他声音哽咽地说道。
4.
[t]
阻塞,塞满,堵塞(通道、空间等)to block or fill a passage, space, etc. so that movement is difficult
The pond was choked with rotten leaves.
池塘被腐烂的叶子塞满了。
The roads are choked up with traffic.
几条马路都在塞车。
5.
[i]
(informal)
(因紧张等而)失败,失灵,失去作用to fail at sth, for example because you are nervous
n.
1.
(车辆发动机的)进气门a device that controls the amount of air flowing into the engine of a vehicle
2.
窒息;哽噎;哽噎声;呛住的声音an act or the sound of choking

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