catch (something) from (someone)

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catch (something) from (someone)

To contract a contagious illness. "Something" can be used between "catch" and "from" when referring to a non-specific illness. All of my students are sick right now, so I won't be surprised if I catch something from them. With the way you've been sneezing all day, I really hope I don't catch a cold from you!
See also: catch