One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
Lose one's voice or find it hard to speak because of hoarseness.
- ‘He writes in his diary that ‘I've lost my voice and have a frog in my throat.’’
- ‘When I left Freetown on the helicopter on the first leg of my trip home I had a frog in my throat.’
- ‘Gene is caught sucking on a lemon because he has a frog in his throat.’
- ‘Unfortunatley, she had a frog in her throat and couldn't hit the last note in Portland Oregon and chose not to do How Great Thou Art during her gospel medley, but that was okay.’
- ‘Mahinda is waiting for the auspicious time to speak about his vision, not that he has a frog in his throat.’
- ‘After that, I had a frog in my throat.’
- ‘I have always had a frog in my throat but now I have a feeling like something is stuck in my throat.’
- ‘It sounded as though she had a frog in her throat.’
- ‘I remember asking her what was wrong with her voice, and hearing her say that she had a frog in her throat because she was sad.’
- ‘And so, this morning I awoke not knowing that I had a frog in my throat.’
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