An answer was impossible, even if she could stop coughing long enough.
The general had a fit of coughing as a result of shouting and of the powder smoke and stopped in despair.
She was a few feet into the lake, coughing and sputtering.
It's been almost a week and she hasn't been coughing today.
It was already reddened and after again coughing she wiped away a fresh smear of blood.
The guardsman on the ground rose, coughing and choking from her blows.
In phthisis also, although there may be some expectoration to bring up, yet a good deal of the irritation is in the lung substance, and the efforts of coughing are far greater and more continuous than are required for the removal of expectoration, and they simply exhaust the patient.
In the same way, the reflex act of coughing is useful in removing either foreign bodies or excessive secretion from the air passages; but when the mucous membrane of the respiratory tract is irritated and inflamed, it produces a feeling of tickling and a desire to cough sometimes very violently; yet the coughing simply tends to exhaust the patient, because there is really little or nothing to bring up. The same is the case in inflammation of the lung substance itself.
The door pulled him in, and he sat in the doorway, coughing at the ore dust cloud and staring.
Lisa rolled over, coughing and gagging, unable to get enough breath at a time to fill her lungs.