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  1. cough upverb

    fork out, fork over, shell out

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  1. cough up, pony up, spit upverb

    give reluctantly

    "He coughed up some money for his children's tuition"

    spit out, pony up, expectorate, cough out, spit up

  2. expectorate, cough up, cough out, spit up, spit outverb

    discharge (phlegm or sputum) from the lungs and out of the mouth

    pony up, cough out, splutter, drive out, expectorate, spit out, spit up, sputter, spit, clear out

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  1. Dawn Medley:

    There are families that can't just cough up $6,000 when they do not know when the paycheck will arrive.

  2. John Miller:

    In litigation or a negotiation, there will be requests to do more, to cough up more money and yet I do think it's a fair statement to say that a very high debt burden absolutely has a negative impact on the economy and if you sit back and just continue with austerity it gets worse.

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  • vysolit, navalit, vyklopitCzech
  • herausrücken, aushustenGerman
  • hassata, pulittaa, tyriä, yskiäFinnish
  • cracher, lâcherFrench
  • [[выложить]] ([[деньги]]), откашливать, выкладыватьRussian

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