How to Pronounce choke?

Correct pronunciation for the word "choke" is [t͡ʃˈə͡ʊk], [t‍ʃˈə‍ʊk], [tʃ_ˈəʊ_k].

"Choke" in context

Choking is the partial or complete blockage of an airway by a foreign object or food. Choking is a serious medical emergency that requires immediate attention as it can lead to death. Many people choke on food, which is why it is important to take the time to chew food carefully, especially young children. Choking can also be caused by a foreign object getting stuck in the throat, such as a penny, toy, or peanut. Choking can also be caused by a narrowing or closing of the airway, such as from swelling, trauma, or a tumor.

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