lump to (one's) throat

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lump to (one's) throat

A feeling that one is unable to speak due to sadness, anxiety, or another strong emotion. Watching the casket of the fallen soldier return home brought a lump to my throat.
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I was with Trimdon Grange on Saturday and the occasion never fails to bring a lump to my throat.
Seeing him do that was very emotional and it brought a lump to my throat," he added.
I must admit it brought a lump to my throat and is a good sign that they will be remembered by future generations.
If there is one thing which brings a lump to my throat it is the way in which local people are able to benefit from the Big Lottery fund to make visits like this to the continent.
Inexplicably it brings a lump to my throat with its reassuring message about the circle of life - a life with a backdrop of lovely things courtesy of a very British department store with very British (some may say old fashioned) customer service.
It brought a real lump to my throat, although if the missus asks I'll put it down to trying to eat a cashew after forgetting to shell it first.
WATCHING the D-Day remembrance Service bought a lump to my throat, thinking of those brave young men who fought and died against fascism.
However, it did bring a lump to my throat to see the welcome our brave soldiers got from the crowd in Watford on Wednesday.
They were so beautiful it brought a lump to my throat.
SIR - How nice on Remembrance Sunday to watch all those old veteran men and women paying their respects to their fallen comrades; it brought a lump to my throat.
Brings a lump to my throat, not living in UK any more.
YOU SAID: Watching WO2 Wood's repatriation brought a lump to my throat and a tear to my eye, so imagine how his friends and family are feeling?
Even now the damn thing brings a lump to my throat, especially when Swayze's character Sam says to Molly about the after-life: 'The love inside; you take it with you.
It brought a lump to my throat when watching the Royal Anglian Regiment marching through the streets of Lincoln as this was my old regiment, the Lincolnshire Regiment, and they have kept our old nickname (The Poachers) 2nd Battalion.
It brought a lump to my throat to see little Kirsty Sawyer pictured in her pink dress hanging on to her daddy's hand as she took her first steps since the terrible New Year's Eve car crash which killed her sister Rebecca and nearly took her life too.