how to pronounce choking

/ˈtʃoʊkɪŋ/

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choking is pronounced in two syllables

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tʃoʊkɪŋ

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An example use of choking in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… throat kind of choking up and and then …”

meanings of choking

noun:

  1. The act of coughing when a foreign object (i.e. food, beverages) becomes lodged in a person's airway.
  2. The process in which a person's airway becomes blocked, resulting in asphyxia in cases that are not treated promptly.

verb:

  1. Present participle of choke.

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