- To breathe with a rasping sound.
- From the other side the rasping voice of a hard man asked without interest: "Who?
- "What were you saying just now with so much passion, Chueh-hui?" he asked in his dry rasping voice.
- To free(the throat) of phlegm by making a rasping sound.
- A composed take, a deliberate aim and a rasping shot past Paul Robinson.