lump in your throat


lump in your throat
   If you have a lump in your throat, you have a tight feeling in your throat because of a strong emotion such as sadness or gratitude.
   

The speech was so touching that I had a lump in my throat.


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  • a lump in your throat — a tight feeling in your throat that you get when you are about to start crying or when you are trying not to cry The movie s final scene left me with a lump in my throat. = I got a lump in my throat when I watched the film s final scene. • • • M …   Useful english dictionary

  • bring a lump to your throat — bring a lump to (your) throat if something someone says or does brings a lump to your throat, it makes you feel such strong emotions that you want to cry. I thought it was a very moving speech. It almost brought a lump to my throat …   New idioms dictionary

  • (a) lump in your throat — a lump in your throat phrase the feeling you get in your throat when you are going to cry His words brought a lump to my throat. Thesaurus: sadness and unhappinesssynonym Main entry: lump …   Useful english dictionary

  • (a) lump in your throat — a lump in (your) throat a strong feeling of emotion that makes speaking difficult. He still couldn t watch the video without getting a lump in his throat, and he wasn t the only one …   New idioms dictionary

  • have a lump in your throat — have, etc. a lump in your throat idiom to feel pressure in the throat because you are very angry or emotional Main entry: ↑lumpidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • a lump in your throat — the feeling you get in your throat when you are going to cry His words brought a lump to my throat …   English dictionary

  • Lump in My Throat — Infobox Single Name = Lump in My Throat Artist = The Departure from Album = Dirty Words Released = 4 April 2005 Format = 7 , CD, Maxi CD Recorded = 2004 2005 Genre = Rock Length = 3:20 Label = Parlophone Producer = Steve Osborne Chart position =… …   Wikipedia

  • lump — [[t]lʌ̱mp[/t]] lumps, lumping, lumped 1) N COUNT: oft N of n A lump of something is a solid piece of it. The potter shaped and squeezed the lump of clay into a graceful shape. ...a lump of wood... They used to buy ten kilos of beef in one lump.… …   English dictionary

  • throat — [[t]θro͟ʊt[/t]] ♦♦♦ throats 1) N COUNT: oft poss N Your throat is the back of your mouth and the top part of the tubes that go down into your stomach and your lungs. She had a sore throat... As she stared at him she felt her throat go dry. 2) N… …   English dictionary

  • lump — lump1 [ lʌmp ] noun count ** 1. ) a solid piece of something that does not have a regular shape: lump of: a lump of metal/coal/concrete a lump of cheese/butter/meat a ) a solid piece of sugar with a square shape b ) a solid piece in a substance… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English