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Re: Heart in throat

Posted by Rube on August 19, 2002

In Reply to: Expression meaning posted by Laura D on August 14, 2002

It means anxiously (in the sense of with anxiety) awaiting. It comes from that dry mouth choked up sensation that is often a physical accompaniment to anxiety.