What does the English idiom 'cough up' mean?

What does the English idiom ‘cough up’ mean? Improve your English vocabulary with this free 3-minute English language tutorial.

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Feifei has learned an impressive new skill and has won a bet. Will Neil pay her? He is feeling unwell. But when she asks him to ‘cough up’, he doesn’t seem too keen. Watch the video and learn how to use this phrase.

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