Translation: from spanish

to clear one's throat

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  • clear one's throat — To give a slight cough • • • Main Entry: ↑clear * * * cough slightly so as to speak more clearly, attract attention, or to express hesitancy before saying something awkward …   Useful english dictionary

  • clear one's throat — make a small cough to remove mucous from the throat …   English contemporary dictionary

  • clear one's throat — verb Forcibly, (sometimes mutedly) expelling air from ones lungs, sometimes to clear mucus, sometimes to attract attention to something; less vigorous than coughing …   Wiktionary

  • clearing one's throat — making a rasping noise in order to or as if to clear the throat of phlegm …   English contemporary dictionary

  • throat — n. 1) to clear one s throat 2) to gargle one s throat 3) a clear; inflamed, red, sore; scratchy; strep throat 4) (misc.) to cut one s own throat ( to ruin oneself ); to jump down smb. s throat ( to criticize smb. ); to ram smt. down smb. s throat …   Combinatory dictionary

  • clear — adj., adv., & v. adj. 1 free from dirt or contamination. 2 (of weather, the sky, etc.) not dull or cloudy. 3 a transparent. b lustrous, shining; free from obscurity. 4 (of soup) not containing solid ingredients. 5 (of a fire) burning with little… …   Useful english dictionary

  • clear — clearable, adj. clearness, n. /klear/, adj., clearer, clearest, adv., clearer, clearest, v., n. adj. 1. free from darkness, obscurity, or cloudiness; light: a clear day. 2. transparent; pellucid: clear water …   Universalium

  • clear — [[t]klɪər[/t]] adj. and adv. clear•er, clear•est, 1) free from darkness, obscurity, or cloudiness: a clear day[/ex] 2) transparent; pellucid: clear water[/ex] 3) without discoloration, defect, or blemish: clear skin[/ex] 4) of a pure, even color …   From formal English to slang

  • clear the throat — verb clear mucus or food from one s throat he cleared his throat before he started to speak • Syn: ↑hawk • Hypernyms: ↑cough • Verb Frames: Somebody s …   Useful english dictionary

  • One Hundred Years of Solitude —   …   Wikipedia

  • clear — clear1 [ klır ] adjective *** ▸ 1 easy to understand ▸ 2 obvious ▸ 3 transparent ▸ 4 without clouds/rain etc. ▸ 5 easy to see ▸ 6 easy to hear ▸ 7 not blocked ▸ 8 eyes: bright and healthy ▸ 9 skin: healthy ▸ 10 not confused ▸ 11 without guilty… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English


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