Definition of 'cough up'
Example sentences containing 'cough up'
Why had he coughed up that sum?Times, Sunday Times (2014)
They should cough up for the repairs.The Sun (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Times, Sunday Times (2008) The Sun (2015) The Sun (2008) 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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