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Phrasal Verbs: Choke

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Question 1
Choose the correct usage
A
He choked off the power supply to the engine.
B
He choked at the power supply to the engine.
Question 1 Explanation: 
The correct expression is ‘choke off’. Choke off means ‘Stop or restrict ‘
Question 2
Choose the correct usage
A
The hunter pulled the rope and choked on the life of the deer.
B
The hunter pulled the rope and choked out the life of the deer.
Question 2 Explanation: 
The correct expression is ‘choke out’. Choke out at means ‘Clog or overwhelm’
Question 3
Choose the correct usage
A
She choked up at the thought of her lost job.
B
She choked down at the thought of her lost job.
Question 3 Explanation: 
The correct expression is ‘choke up’. Choke up means ‘Become tearfully emotional’
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