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choke sth back

verb uk phrasal verb with choke   /tʃəʊk/ us    /tʃoʊk/
If you choke back feelings or tears, you force yourself not to show how angry or upset you are: Choking back my anger, I tried to speak calmly. "John has had an accident," she said, choking back the tears.
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