Chalk and Chock and Choke and Chuck

Chalk and Chock and Choke and Chuck :

Chalk : (noun)

1 ) Type of white rock used for burning to make lime

2 ) This or similar substance made into white or colored sticks for writing or drawing on black-boards

Give me a stick of chalk.

This is a picture drawn in chalk.

Chalk : (verb)

1 ) Write, draw or mark something with a chalk

Draw with chalk

The boys chalked out goal-posts on the play ground wall.

2 ) Achieve or register a success

The team has chalked up its fourth win in a row.

Chock : (noun)

1 ) Block or wedge used to prevent a wheel, barrel door, etc…from moving

Choke : (verb)

1 ) Be unable to breathe because one’s windpipe is blocked by something

He choked to death on a fish bone.

2 ) Cause someone to stop breathing by blocking the wind-pipe

Make someone unable to breathe easily

The fumes almost choked me.

3 ) Become speechless

She was choking with emotions.

4 ) Cause someone to become speechless

Anger choked his words.

5 ) Block

Clog or smother something

The drains are choking up with dead leaves.

Chuck : (verb)

1 ) Throw something carelessly or causally

Chuck it in the dustbin.

Chuck me the newspaper if you have finished reading it.

2 ) Abandon

Give up someone / something

That girl has just chucked her boyfriend.

Chuck : (noun)

1 ) Playful touch or stroke under the chin

I gave the baby a chuck.

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