Definition of cough mixture in English:

cough mixture


  • [mass noun] Liquid medicine taken to relieve a cough.

    ‘I have some cough mixture from home’
    [count noun] ‘it is widely found in cough mixtures’
    • ‘The worst was a strawberry beer that was very similar to cough mixture.’
    • ‘After x-rays and a lot of fuss, I was sent back to the hostel with some tablets and a cough mixture.’
    • ‘The odour compound employed is eucalyptol, widely used in medicines such as cough mixtures.’
    • ‘The contents of the cans in question are believed to be diluted cough mixture which may or may not be confirmed by forensic analysis.’
    • ‘Check with the pharmacist before taking a cough mixture containing a decongestant.’
    • ‘She told officials she had taken a cough mixture.’
    • ‘Everything from cough mixture to nail varnish is already metricated in the city's pharmacies.’
    • ‘Annie cast about the room, looking for some cough mixture.’
    • ‘He had brought some Army-issue cough mixture which might help me to sleep.’
    • ‘The player however admits to having taken a cough mixture and indomethicine before the game which was allegedly prescribed by a doctor after he complained of not feeling well.’
    • ‘As a result, prison hospitals have enough cough mixture in their storerooms for five years.’
    • ‘I've raided mum's cabinet and found some cough mixture.’
    • ‘‘If a player tests positive on Saturday, he may have taken a cough mixture four weeks ago prior to me talking to them,’ he added.’
    • ‘My advice would be that coughs and colds are a normal part of winter, and the best treatment is paracetamol and perhaps a cough mixture.’
    • ‘Some of the potentially addictive substances contained in medicines such as cough mixture and painkillers include codeine, amphetamines, and opium-derived substances.’
    • ‘It comes in the form of a green liquid, like cough mixture, poured into a plastic cup.’
    • ‘Are we going to have to go to judicial review to see whether we can get cough mixture?’
    • ‘I imagine her lozenges and the recovering man's cough mixture contained enough mild sedatives to hook them.’
    • ‘The green liquid, which looks like cough mixture, produces feelings of sedation, without the euphoric rush associated with heroin.’
    • ‘The doctors told him that if he continued taking the cough mixture, he would die.’


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