Even the sound of a cough might be enough to rid himself of the feeling of solitude.
She had for weeks been suffering from a bad cough and chest infection.
A discreet cough at the door alerted them to the presence of a servant.
It usually starts suddenly with fever, chills, headache, aching muscles and a cough or other respiratory symptoms.
The audience responded with held breath and complete involvement: not a cough , not a sigh, not a sound, until the final moment when applause burst like a storm.
Other languages have different ways of mimicking the sound of a cough .
The person develops a bad cough to get rid of the mucus.
My baby has a bad cough and throws up after feeding.
He was interrupted by a discreet cough behind him.
He had a bad cough which he attributed to a lifetime breathing in petrol fumes.