Phrasal Verbs with 'Choke'

Choke off

Stop or restrict

Example:These guerilla attacks are CHOKING OFF our food shipments.

Choke out

Clog or overwhelm

Example:Water hyacinth is CHOKING OUT the native vegetation in our rivers.

Choke up

Become tearfully emotional

Example:Jeff CHOKED UP during his retirement speech.

Choke up

Grip a handle farther from the end for better control

Example:He CHOKED UP on the bat and hit the ball better.