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.
See also: lump, throat
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" over the antics and escapades of our elected and appointed leaders, then has you laughing uproariously over tales of "exploding" bullets and collapsing staircases, only to abruptly bring a lump to your throat and a stinging to your eyes with the story of Little Lizzie.
While Sue's doing Comic Relief Bake Off, her comedy partner Mel Giedroyc teams up with Matt Baker for a series that'll bring a lump to your throat. They're trying to reunite people to allow one person to say 'thank you' or 'sorry' to another.
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Simon's dignified response to this travesty of justice, repeated here tonight: "Thank you for a wonderful opportunity," almost brings a lump to your throat. With Simon gone, tonight's effort lacks a little sparkle with few of the glaring calamities that usually dog their efforts.
Another endearing performance from Ben Stiller provides the human touch to the sentimental drama that brings a lump to your throat without making you want to gag.
WILLIAM AND MARY: Two subjects just about guaranteed to bring a lump to your throat are birth and death.
@angry_taff (Re Breese family tragedy) Heart breaking @galundi brings a lump to your throat, so sad!
FILMS about good people being kind to each other are very rare, so don't be surprised if this brings a lump to your throat.