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clear your throat

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishclear your throatclear your throatHBHto cough in order to be able to speak with a clear voice clear
Examples from the Corpus
clear your throatShe taps on the desk with an inverted pencil and clears her throat.He coughed and cleared his throat again and looked up at the clerk.He cleared his throat and laid his finger along his nose.She cleared her throat, and looked at the Lakshmi again.Threlfall cleared his throat loudly before turning.Hearst interjected, clearing his throat loudly.Then Bette flounced up and cleared her throat nervously.Fenn cleared his throat, wishing his head could be cleared as easily.
clear your throatclear your throatHBHto make a noise in your throat, especially before you speak, or in order to get someone’s attention throat
Examples from the Corpus
clear your throatHe coughed and cleared his throat again and looked up at the clerk.She taps on the desk with an inverted pencil and clears her throat.Then Bette flounced up and cleared her throat nervously.Fenn cleared his throat, wishing his head could be cleared as easily.He cleared his throat and laid his finger along his nose.Hearst interjected, clearing his throat loudly.She cleared her throat, and looked at the Lakshmi again.Threlfall cleared his throat loudly before turning.
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