Definition of 'cough up'
Example sentences containing 'cough up'
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Why had he coughed up that sum? Times, Sunday Times (2014)They should cough up for the repairs. The Sun (2007)He went to bed and coughed up blood. Times, Sunday Times (2009)So the management duly agreed to cough up for a new one. Times, Sunday Times (2008)She must cough up unpaid rent for the last quarter after he won a county court judgment yesterday. The Sun (2015)In the good times, tolerant taxpayers coughed up in the expectation of better services. The Sun (2008)Shareholders must also be confident that all other shareholders will cough up at least 10 billion. Times, Sunday Times (2008)As a result, you might end up coughing up more in tax than you claimed for the office in the first place. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Used Rarely. cough up is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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