choke off

choke off
ре́зко прерва́ть, оборва́ть

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  • choke off — (something) to suddenly stop the movement or progress of something. He told his staff to stop talking to the press, hoping to choke off the bad publicity …   New idioms dictionary

  • choke off — index bar (hinder), occlude, shut, strangle Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • choke off — verb 1. suppress (Freq. 2) He choked down his rage • Syn: ↑choke down, ↑choke back • Hypernyms: ↑suppress, ↑stamp down, ↑inhibit, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • choke off — phrasal verb [transitive] Word forms choke off : present tense I/you/we/they choke off he/she/it chokes off present participle choking off past tense choked off past participle choked off choke off something same as choke I, 5) …   English dictionary

  • choke off — PHRASAL VERB To choke off financial growth means to restrict or control the rate at which a country s economy can grow. [V P n (not pron)] They warned the Chancellor that raising taxes in the Budget could choke off the recovery …   English dictionary

  • choke off — {v.} To put a sudden end to; stop abruptly or forcefully. * /It was almost time for the meeting to end, and the presiding officer had to move to choke off debate./ * /The war choked off diamond shipments from overseas./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • choke off — {v.} To put a sudden end to; stop abruptly or forcefully. * /It was almost time for the meeting to end, and the presiding officer had to move to choke off debate./ * /The war choked off diamond shipments from overseas./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • choke\ off — v To put a sudden end to; stop abruptly or forcefully. It was almost time for the meeting to end, and the presiding officer had to move to choke off debate. The war choked off diamond shipments from overseas …   Словарь американских идиом

  • choke off something — choke off (something) to suddenly stop the movement or progress of something. He told his staff to stop talking to the press, hoping to choke off the bad publicity …   New idioms dictionary

  • To choke off — Choke Choke (ch[=o]k), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Choked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Choking}.] [OE. cheken, choken; cf. AS. [=a]ceocian to suffocate, Icel. koka to gulp, E. chincough, cough.] 1. To render unable to breathe by filling, pressing upon, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • choke off — transitive verb Date: 1818 to bring to a stop or to an end as if by choking …   New Collegiate Dictionary


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