Phrasal Verbs With 'Choke'

Choke off phrasal verb

  1. Meaning: Stop or restrict
    (Separable [optional] | International English)
    » Example: These guerilla attacks are CHOKING OFF our food shipments.

Choke out phrasal verb

  1. Meaning: Clog or overwhelm
    (Separable [optional] | American English)
    » Example: Water hyacinth is CHOKING OUT the native vegetation in our rivers.

Choke up phrasal verb

  1. Meaning: Become tearfully emotional
    (Intransitive | International English)
    » Example: Jeff CHOKED UP during his retirement speech.
  2. Meaning: Grip a handle farther from the end for better control
    (Inseparable | American English)
    » Example: He CHOKED UP on the bat and hit the ball better.