Sheldon: Of course. Would you like to join me for Chinese food?
Amy: Sheldon, please, you’re suffocating me.
Sheldon: My apologies. Good night, Amy.
Amy: Good night, Sheldon.
suffocating present participle of suf·fo·cate (Verb)
Die or cause to die from lack of air or inability to breathe.
Have or cause to have difficulty in breathing.