To be overcome with emotion
give way to one's feelings, weep, break down, become speechless; see cry 1.
To fail under pressure
falter, become confused, perform poorly; see fail 1.
"choke-up." YourDictionary, n.d. Web. 22 March 2019. <https://thesaurus.yourdictionary.com/choke-up>.
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