Phrasal Verb 'Cough'

We have 2 phrasal verb definitions related to 'Cough'.

Cough up

Meaning: Lose possession of a ball, etc. in a contact sport

Example: He was checked so hard he COUGHED UP the puck in front of his own goal.

Cough up

Meaning: Expel something from your lungs or throat by coughing

Example: He gave up smoking after he COUGHED UP some blood.