English version

cough up

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcough up phrasal verb1 PAY FOR informal to give someone money, information etc when you do not really want to Come on, cough up.cough something ↔ up Insurance companies had to cough up £10 million in storm damage claims.2 cough something ↔ up to push something out of your throat or lungs into your mouth You must go to the doctor if you’re coughing up blood. cough→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
cough upYou have to cough up $2 just to get into the park.You owe me twenty pounds. Come on, cough up!
From Longman Business Dictionarycough something → up phrasal verb [intransitive, transitive] informal to pay money unwillinglyGrumman finally coughed up $40 million in settlement of the legal claims against it.We’ll get a new TV as soon as the insurance company coughs up. cough→ See Verb table
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Verb table
cough
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycough
he, she, itcoughs
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycoughed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave coughed
he, she, ithas coughed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad coughed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill cough
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have coughed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam coughing
he, she, itis coughing
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you, we, theyare coughing
Past
I, he, she, itwas coughing
you, we, theywere coughing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been coughing
he, she, ithas been coughing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been coughing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be coughing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been coughing
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