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cough and die

(jargon)cough and die - barf. Connotes that the program is throwing its hands up by design rather than because of a bug or oversight. "The parser saw a control-A in its input where it was looking for a printable, so it coughed and died."

Compare die, die horribly, scream and die.
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Couched
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couchette
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coude system
coude telescope
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Cougar
Cough
-- cough and die --
cough drop
cough out
cough up
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coughing
coughing up
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