'Cough Up' Phrasal Verb

Definition of Cough up phrasal verb

Cough up phrasal verb

  1. Meaning: Lose possession of a ball, etc. in a contact sport
    (Separable [optional] | American English)
    » Example: He was checked so hard he COUGHED UP the puck in front of his own goal.
  2. Meaning: Expel something from your lungs or throat by coughing
    (Separable [optional] | International English)
    » Example: He gave up smoking after he COUGHED UP some blood.