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frog in one's throat
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Happiness consumes itself like a flame. It cannot burn for ever, it must go out, and the presentiment of its end destroys it at its very peak.J. August Strindberg
- (idiomatic) Hoarseness or the need to cough.
- I had a frog in my throat and the words didn't come out very clearly.
- (idiomatic) Any temporary physical difficulty in speaking.
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