Phrasal Verbs with 'Choke'
Stop or restrict
Example:These guerilla attacks are CHOKING OFF our food shipments.
Clog or overwhelm
Example:Water hyacinth is CHOKING OUT the native vegetation in our rivers.
Become tearfully emotional
Example:Jeff CHOKED UP during his retirement speech.
Grip a handle farther from the end for better control
Example:He CHOKED UP on the bat and hit the ball better.