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We then allow ourselves to be so completely taken up with the joy feasting that we greedily choke down everything we can stuff in our mouths, including mashed rutabaga and mincemeat pies, dishes some call traditional fare, but I believe should be declared a public nuisance, or at least defined as edible assault.
The Blues still have to go to Tottenham and Liverpool, but this is the bulk of the Mourinho team who won back-to-back titles so they are unlikely to choke down the final straight.
By the final afternoon of competition a few fish were ready to choke down toad-style topwaters in the sun-baked shallows.
If this means that you have to choke down something other than lobster and steak for a couple of weeks, so be it.
Straight-shooter John Senden looks the main threat but may not putt well enough, while big hitters Bubba Watson and Jason Gore will have to choke down and Steve Flesch has a poor course record.
You'll still spend a few hours in the bathroom, but at least you don't have to choke down that awful liquid.
So while I can maybe choke down a little domestic spying in the interests of finding terrorists, the idea of the government snooping into what I search for on the Internet really sticks in my craw.
How could I help them choke down the bitter pill of disgruntlement?
Today, diversity has been embraced in part because it is a semantic "pill" that is easier to swallow for white Americans, many of whom still find the concept of affirmative action difficult to choke down.
The illness accompanied me all through the South of France and on to Paris and London, where, gaunt and grumpy, I tried to choke down some tea as a raucous crowd of friends and relatives toasted Kate's 24th birthday and devoured Thai delicacies in Notting Hill's trendiest new spot.
These pros sometimes have to choke down unappetizing liquids in the quest for the ideal blend.
It's hardly enough time to choke down the new-and-improved, high-energy, vacuum-packed MEAL READY-TO-EAT.
budget deficits, the balance-of-payments current accounts deficits, and the growing resentment of the United States abroad, there may be a "tipping point," as yet undetermined, which could be triggered by geopolitical failure on the Korean Peninsula or in South Asia, a severe oil shock derived from simultaneous domestic failures in several producer countries, or a rapid enlargement of more attractive investment opportunities in China and India, and greater confidence in the Euro, sufficient to choke down the continuing influx of foreign financing.