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coughs up

verb
present tense third-person singular of cough up

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to give (something) over to the control or possession of another usually under duress
  • finally got my brother to cough up the dough he owed me

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“Coughs up.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/coughs%20up. Accessed 19 Jan. 2021.

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