English - Vietnamese Dictionary
choke /tʃouk/Concise Dictionary
- danh từ
- sự làm nghẹt, sự làm kẹt, sự tắc lại
- sự làm ngột, sự làm tắt (tức) thở
- chỗ thắt lại, chỗ co lại, chỗ bóp lại
- (điện học) cuộn cảm kháng ((cũng) choker)
- high-frequency choke: cuộn cảm kháng cao tần
- (kỹ thuật) van điều tiết không khí; bướm gió
- ngoại động từ
- làm nghẹt, làm tắc (tức) thở
- to choke to death: làm cho nghẹt thở; bóp cổ chết
- làm chết ngạt
- to choke a plant: làm cho cây bị chết ngạt
- (+ up) bít lại, bịt lại
- to choke [up] pipe: bịt ống lại
- nén, nuốt (giận, nước mắt)
- nội động từ
- nghẹt thở, ngạt thở, tắc (tức) thở
- to choke with laughter: tức thở vì cười, cười ngất
- uất, uất lên
- to choke with anger: tức uất lên
- to choke back one's tears: cầm nước mắt
- to choke down one's anger: nuốt giận
- to choke in
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) lặng thinh, nín lặng
- đuổi đi
- to choke someone off: đuổi ai đi
- (từ Mỹ,nghĩa Mỹ) lặng thinh, nín lặng
+a coil of low resistance and high inductance used in electrical circuits to pass direct current and attenuate alternating current
+a valve that controls the flow of air into the carburetor of a gasoline engine
+breathe with great difficulty, as when experiencing a strong emotion
+be too tight; rub or press
+wring the neck of
+constrict (someone's) throat and keep from breathing
+struggle for breath; have insufficient oxygen intake
+fail to perform adequately due to tension or agitation
+check or slow down the action or effect of
+become or cause to become obstructed
+impair the respiration of or obstruct the air passage of
+become stultified, suppressed, or stifled
+suppress the development, creativity, or imagination of
+pass from physical life and lose all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
+reduce the air supply
+cause to retch or choke
Advanced English Dictionary
1 suffocate, asphyxiate, smother, stifle, strangle, throttle, garrotte or garrote or garotte, burke:
He choked his elderly victims, then stole their money.
2 stop, fill (up), block (up), obstruct, congest, clog, dam (up), constrict:
The channel is completely choked with weeds.
3 Also, choke off. smother, suppress, stifle, prohibit, frustrate, deny, obviate, cut off, stop, put a stop to; dissuade, discourage:
His policies choked off any chance for innovation.
4 choke back or down. suppress, repress, stifle, restrain:
He choked back the tears when he saw the gravestone.
verb, nounCollocation Dictionary
1 ~ (on sth) 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: [V] He was choking on a piece of toast. + She almost choked to death in the thick fumes. + [VN] Very small toys can choke a baby.
2 [VN] to make sb stop breathing by squeezing their throat
He may have been choked or poisoned.
3 ~ (with sth) to be unable to speak normally especially because of strong emotion; to make sb feel too emotional to speak normally: [V] His voice was choking with rage. + [VN] Despair choked her words. + 'I can't bear it,' he said in a choked voice.
See also - CHOKED
4 [VN] ~ sth (up) (with sth) to block or fill a passage, space, etc. so that movement is difficult: The pond was choked with rotten leaves. + The roads are choked up with traffic.
5 [V] (AmE, informal) to fail at sth, for example because you are nervous
Phrasal Verbs: choke sth<->back to try hard to prevent your feelings from showing: to choke back tears / anger / sobs
choke sth<->down to swallow sth with difficulty
1 to prevent or limit sth: High prices have choked off demand.
2 to interrupt sth; to stop sth: Her screams were suddenly choked off.
choke out sth to say sth with great difficulty because you feel a strong emotion: He choked out a reply. + [+ speech] 'I hate you!' she choked out.
choke up (AmE) to find it difficult to speak, because of the strong emotion that you are feeling: She choked up when she began to talk about her mother.
1 a device that controls the amount of air flowing into the engine of a vehicle: the choke button + If the car won't start, try giving it a bit more choke (= reducing the flow of air into the engine by pulling out the choke).
2 an act or the sound of choking: She gave a little choke of laughter.
VERB + CHOKE
The panic rising in his throat threatened to choke him.
| make sb
The fumes from the burning tyres made her choke.
My son nearly choked on one of those sweets.
choke (sb) to death
He choked to death when a fish bone got stuck in his throat.
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