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English term or phrase:coughing up matter
Chinese translation:coughing up matter
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04:28 Jan 19, 2004
English to Chinese translations [PRO]
Medical
English term or phrase: coughing up matter
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When you have a bad cough, don't down tablespoonfuls of heavy-duty cough suppressants. The ingredient you want to avoid is dextromethorphan. Suppressants short-circuit the brain signals that control the urge to cough. If you're coughing up matter, you need to let your body do its work. Stop this process and all the troublemakers stay in your lungs, where they can breed and set the stage for a nasty secondary infection. Instead, look for an over-the-counter remedy that says "expectorant"--the active ingredient will be guaifenesin, a chemical that liquefies the crud down there and makes it easier to cough up.

它指“咳嗽咳得厉害”还是“咳出什么东西来”?
clearwater
China
Local time: 23:05
coughing up matter
Explanation:
咳出东西来。
"Coughing up matter" is a healthy function. It is good for your body.
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xxxTwinpens
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谢谢!
这个matter应该是指“痰”一类的东东吧:)))
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coughing up matter


Explanation:
咳出东西来。
"Coughing up matter" is a healthy function. It is good for your body.


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xxxTwinpens
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Grading comment
谢谢!
这个matter应该是指“痰”一类的东东吧:)))

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  Lu Zou: 这里的东西是指文中说的那些troublemakers
15 hrs

agree  chica nueva
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agree  Danbing HE
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