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American English: /kɑf/
British English: /kɒf/

Translation of cough in Spanish:


  • to have a cough
    tener tos
    smoker's cough
    tos (feminine) de fumador
    to give a cough (before noun) cough candy
    caramelo (masculine) para la tos
    cough suppressant
    antitusígeno (masculine)
    cough sweet (British)
    caramelo (masculine) para la tos
    Example sentences
    • Not surprisingly, malnourishment and illness like fevers, coughs, malaria, scabies and diarrhoea are common.
    • She had for weeks been suffering from a bad cough and chest infection.
    • Most were children or the elderly suffering from dermatitis, coughs and respiratory problems, he said.

intransitive verb

  • 2 (confess) (British) [slang]

    cough (up)

    cantar [slang]

transitive verb

Phrasal verbs

cough up

1verb + adverb + object (pay) [colloquial] (money)
soltar [colloquial]
aflojar [colloquial]
2verb + adverb (pay)
soltar la lana
soltar la plata (South America)
soltar la pasta (Spain)
apoquinar [colloquial]
see also cough 2 2, → cough 3
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