Chalk and Chock and Choke and Chuck - English Vocabulary Doubts
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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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