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Meaning of "a frog in one's throat" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF A FROG IN ONE'S THROAT

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WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE A FROG IN ONE'S THROAT

a drowning man will clutch at a straw
a dusty answer
a fair crack of the whip
a far cry
a fast buck
a fine kettle of fish
a flea in one´s ear
a foot in the door
a fortiori
a free hand
a full plate
a good few
a good one
a hand´s turn
a hard nut to crack
a hard row to hoe
a heavy hand
a high hand
a hollow leg
a home from home

WORDS THAT END LIKE A FROG IN ONE'S THROAT

a lump in one´s throat
bluethroat
Croat
cut one´s throat
cut-throat
deep throat
groat
have by the throat
jump down someone´s throat
lesser whitethroat
ram something down someone´s throat
rubythroat
Serbo-Croat
stick in one´s throat
strep throat
throat
troat
whitethroat
yellowthroat

Synonyms and antonyms of a frog in one's throat in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «a frog in one's throat» into 25 languages

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The translations of a frog in one's throat from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «a frog in one's throat» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

在一个人的嗓子有点嘶哑
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

una rana en la garganta de uno
570 millions of speakers

English

a frog in one´s throat
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

एक के गले में एक मेंढक
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

ضفدع في الحلق واحد
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

лягушка в своей горле
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

um sapo em sua garganta
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

এক গলাতে একটি ব্যাঙ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

un chat dans la gorge
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Katak dalam tekak seseorang
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

ein Frosch im Hals
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

自分の喉にカエル
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

하나 의 목 에 개구리
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Kodhok ing tenggorokan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

một con ếch trong một của cổ họng
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஒரு தொண்டையில் ஒரு தவளை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

एखाद्याच्या घसामध्ये एक बेडूक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Boğazındaki kurbağa
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

una rana in una gola
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Żaba w gardle
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

жаба в своїй горлі
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

o broască în gât cuiva
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

ένα βάτραχο στο λαιμό κάποιου
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

´n padda in ´n mens se keel
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

en groda i en hals
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

en frosk i ens hals
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of a frog in one's throat

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «A FROG IN ONE'S THROAT»

The term «a frog in one's throat» is normally little used and occupies the 136.365 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «A FROG IN ONE'S THROAT»

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Dancing with Idioms 2:
a frog in one's throat I'm not playing the goat I've a frog in my throat I've a little cough I sound like a squeaky frog Meaning 1. 'Have a frog in one's throat' means having difficulty in speaking because your throat feels dry and you want to cough.
WP Phan, 2013
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Speech Errors as Linguistic Evidence
In part, this typical situation can be compared to that which pertains when one first learns of a frog in a railroad track, having previously known only of a frog in a swamp or of a frog in one'S throat. In either case, the phonemic shape is familiar  ...
Victoria A. Fromkin, 1984
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A Dictionary of Confusable Phrases: More Than 10,000 Idioms ...
... a lead of something (have a lead in something) have a light hand (have a heavy hand) have a lot of bottle (have a bottle) have a lump in one's throat (have a frog in one's throat) have a mind (have a head) have a mind to do something ( have ...
Yuri Dolgopolov, 2010
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Fun With Idioms
HAVE A FROG IN ONE'S THROAT To have a frog in one's throat shouldn't cause alarm, for it happens to all of us at one time or another. It happens when our ability to speak clearly is interrupted, usually temporarily, by mucus in our throats.
John Smithback, 2005
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Street Speak Two
have a frog in one's throat (to) exp. to have a raspy throat. HEEHI3B Al always sounds like he has a frog in his thoat. but that's just the way his voice is. EgSnflHZEB Al always sounds like he has something in this throat that's making his voice ...
David Burke, 2000
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English/German Dictionary of Idioms: Supplement to the ...
... just swallowed a frog Frosch: aussehen/ein Gesicht machen/..., als hätte man einen Frosch verschluckt/hast du/hat er/... einen Frosch verschluckt? to have a frog in one's throat Knödel: einen Knödel im Hals/in der Kehle haben to speak/... asif ...
Professor Hans Schemann, 2013
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The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms
cut one's own throat to act in a way which damages oneself: / think you'll be cutting jour own throat if you refuse to take that job. have a frog in one's throat see frog. jump down (someone's) throat (inf) to attack (someone) verbally in a violent  ...
Elizabeth McLaren Kirkpatrick, C. M. Schwarz, 1993
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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable
... he turns into his real shape, that of a handsome prince, who is now her lover and husband; the usual version is that it is when she kisses him that the enchantment is broken and he is restored. have a frog in one's throat lose one's voice or.
Elizabeth Knowles, 2006
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Multi-Functional English-Chinese Dictionary
Jane Sun. pennies from heaven the whole day/te^HJi^NtfJ. jj|MM# □ S^*f^±j$^^o ta bu guo shl ge you zhi de meng xiang zhe, zheng tian meng xiang tian shang diao rou bao zi. Phrase: have a frog in one's throat H^lHiSE sang zi si ya ...
Jane Sun, 2009
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Sterling Dictionary of Idioms
FROG have, etc. a frog in one's throat have a loss of or hoarseness of voice ( temporary loss) When it came to revealing the names, I had a frog in my throat. FROM from on starting at a specified time and continuing for an indefinite period From ...
Vijaya Kumar, 1998

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «A FROG IN ONE'S THROAT»

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Can you really judge a culture on its metaphors?
(Literal German translation: to have to take the hat). avoir un chat dans la gorge have a frog in one's throat (Literal French translation: to have a ... «Telegraph.co.uk, Jun 11»

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