Phrasal Verb 'cough'

We have 2 phrasal verb definition 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.