clear one's throat

idiom

: to make a noise in the throat for attention or to be able to speak more clearly
He cleared his throat and began to speak.

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“Clear one's throat.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/clear%20one%27s%20throat. Accessed 8 Feb. 2023.

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