bring a lump to (one's) throat

(redirected from bring a lump to my throat)

bring a lump to (one's) throat

To cause one to feel sadness, anxiety, or another strong emotion that renders one unable to speak. Watching the casket of the fallen soldier return home brought a lump to my throat.
See also: bring, lump, throat
References in periodicals archive ?
I was with Trimdon Grange on Saturday and the occasion never fails to bring a lump to my throat.
However, it did bring a lump to my throat to see the welcome our brave soldiers got from the crowd in Watford on Wednesday.
I was at the match on Saturday when they did the applause - that really did bring a lump to my throat.
Full browser ?