字幕表 動画を再生する 英語字幕をプリント Hi this is Tutor Nick P and this is Verb Phrase 113. The verb phrase today is to gulp back. Okay. Let's take a look at the note. If someone gulps back, he or she tries not to cry or show ones true feelings by swallowing quickly. Yeah. Kind of , you know , that that's an exaggerated one. But something like that. You know, something like that. I don't know if you could hear that. All right. Let's continue. It is often used in phrases to gulp back tears. we, you know, try to do it that way. Hold back the tears. Kind of that way or sobs. Remember sobs especially the way like little kids cry sometimes. When they're (sobbing sounds ) Yeah. That's kind of like sobbing. Okay, sobs etc. All right. So remember. Gulp, gulp by itself is the action or sound when you swallow. So even if you were just drinking, (gulping sounds ) you know, when you're drinking something. a lot. That's gulping. All right. So again let's look at some examples the way we might use it as the verb phrase. During the funeral eulogy, remember that's the speech that they give at a funeral usually to say a lot of good things about the person that just passed away. So during the funeral eulogy he had to gulp back his tears. You know, maybe he was like you know , maybe almost wanted to cry. But the gulping kind of helped helped him to control his tears. Something like that, or number two. Even though, she tried, she was unable to gulp back her sobs. You know, (sobbing sounds ) maybe you're trying but you can't do it. Something like that. Or the third one. Here's the third example. After a devastating loss. Yeah. A really bad kind of shocking loss. After a devastating loss he gulped back his humiliation. So maybe , a little embarrassed. But still like when you know, trying to, trying to hold back his embarrassment or his humiliation. Okay. Anyway , I hope you got it . I hope it's clear. Thank you for your time. Bye- bye.