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throat

noun [C]
 
 
/θrəʊt/
INSIDE YOUR NECK B1 the back part of your mouth and the passages inside your neck: a sore throat The mouth and throat
FRONT OF YOUR NECK B1 the front of your neck: He grabbed her round the throat. The head and face
clear your throat to cough once so that you can speak more clearlyNoises made by the body
Translations of “throat”
in Arabic حَلْق, زور, حَنْجَرة…
in Korean 목구멍, 목…
in Malaysian tekak, leher…
in French gorge…
in Turkish boğaz, gırtlak…
in Italian gola…
in Chinese (Traditional) 頸前部, 咽喉,喉嚨…
in Russian горло…
in Polish gardło…
in Vietnamese cổ họng, hầu, cổ…
in Spanish garganta, cuello…
in Portuguese garganta…
in Thai ช่องคอ, คอ…
in German der Rachen, der Hals…
in Catalan coll, gola…
in Japanese のど(首の内部), のどの部分(首の前部)…
in Indonesian tenggorokan, leher…
in Chinese (Simplified) 颈前部, 咽喉,喉咙…
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