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Chalk and Chock and Choke and Chuck
Chalk and Chock and Choke and Chuck :
) Type of white rock used for burning to make lime
) 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.
) Write, draw or mark something with a chalk
Draw with chalk
The boys chalked out goal-posts on the play ground wall.
) Achieve or register a success
The team has chalked up its fourth win in a row.
) Block or wedge used to prevent a wheel, barrel door, etc…from moving
) Be unable to breathe because one’s windpipe is blocked by something
He choked to death on a fish bone.
) Cause someone to stop breathing by blocking the wind-pipe
Make someone unable to breathe easily
The fumes almost choked me.
) Become speechless
She was choking with emotions.
) Cause someone to become speechless
Anger choked his words.
Clog or smother something
The drains are choking up with dead leaves.
) Throw something carelessly or causally
Chuck it in the dustbin.
Chuck me the newspaper if you have finished reading it.
Give up someone / something
That girl has just chucked her boyfriend.
) Playful touch or stroke under the chin
I gave the baby a chuck.
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