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cough sth up

phrasal verb with cough uk   /kɒf/  us   /kɑːf/ verb [I]
to make something come out of your throat or lungs when you cough: Doctors were worried when she started to cough up blood.
Translations of “cough sth up”
in Chinese (Traditional) 咳出…
in Russian харкать…
in Turkish öksürerek çıkarmak, tükürmek…
in Chinese (Simplified) 咳出…
in Polish wykaszleć coś, pluć czymś…
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