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stick in (one's) gullet

For something to bother one after it has happened, because it seems wrong or one cannot accept it. The way that Bob was fired has stuck in his gullet all these years. If it had been handled differently, I don't think it would have affected him as much. Her comment really stuck in my gullet. She was really out of line to say that.
See also: gullet, stick

stick in (one's) throat

For something to bother one after it has happened, because it seems wrong or one cannot accept it. The way that Bob was fired has stuck in his throat all these years. If it had been handled differently, I don't think it would have affected him as much. Her comment really stuck in my throat. She was really out of line to say that.
See also: stick, throat

stick in your ˈthroat/ˈcraw/ˈgullet

(informal) if something sticks in your throat, it is difficult or impossible to agree with or accept: It really sticks in my throat that I get paid less than the others for doing the same job.
See also: craw, gullet, stick, throat
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Gullet said they were supposed to build 900 houses in Kilifi.
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"The rains have caused death, swept homes away and destroyed food crops leaving an estimated 30,000 people in dire need of relief aid," said Abbas Gullet, the secretary general of the Kenya Red Cross Society.
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The eight-year trials will determine whether the drug can stop the risk of oesophageal cancer, which affects the gullet and causes 7,500 deaths a year in the UK and is the fifth most common cancer killer.
The Australian historiography of the Palestine campaign is still dominated by Henry Gullet's Volume VII of the Official History of Australia in the War of 1914-18, The AIF in Sinai and Palestine.
Thanks to its mix of coconut oil, palm oil, and cream, each serving of Dibs slips roughly 20 grams a day's worth of saturated fat down your gullet. So even if you have the willpower to stop after just four or five 15-calorie Dibs (good luck), you'll still rack up a fifth of a day's worth of bad fat.
Arkansas Senator Brenda Gullet, a long-time proponent of public health issues, was aware of her state's oral health needs, but it was not until she heard a fellow legislator speak at an NCSL meeting when she became "enlightened" about the profound connection between childhood oral health and chronic diseases.
Of all the fruits and vegetables, tomatoes' seeds are some of the most innocuous; they slide down the gullet cushioned in that jelly coating or cook away into nothingness.
So, Gregorian chant is important because some people spent a lot of time at it, we envision some brutes stuffing chant down Josquin's unwilling gullet, and evidently we are to fear dealing with it.
A PENSIONER who died after eating turkey may have had a weakened gullet due to a rare side-effect from steroids, an inquest heard yesterday.