come down with (something)

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come down with (something)

To become ill. "With" is typically followed by the particular illness. I didn't do much this weekend because I came down with a cold. Our goalie came down with the flu and missed the game.
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come down with something

to become or to be sick with some illness. Susan came down with a bad cold and had to cancel her trip. I didn't go to work because I came down with the flu.
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come down with

Become ill with, as in The whole family came down with the flu. [Late 1800s]
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come down with

To become sick with (an illness): came down with the flu.
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In a series of studies, just 44 percent of patients treated with the spray, called BIRR 4, came down with cold symptoms, compared to 67 percent of those who took placebo.