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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
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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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