catch from

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!
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catch something from someone

to get a disease from someone. I hope my children catch the chicken pox in kindergarten. Better to have it while you are young. I don't want to catch a cold from you.
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Muscat: The total catch from traditional fisheries in the various governorates of the Sultanate in January 2018 was 38.2 tonnes, valued at OMR26 million.
Lee Ashcroft topped off a six fish catch from the bottom pond with a 5lb 14oz rainbow and fish weighing 4lb 2oz and 3lb 14oz were banked by Hugh Davies.
Using data from the FAO and other sources, the researchers estimated the catch from 176,000 ocean cells and calculated each factor's influence on catch.
Gavin Rogers took a 70lb catch from this canal-like lake, while, on the smaller John's Pool, Pontypool visitors Ted Francombe, Matthew Pearce and Mike Clarke bagged up with carp, bream and tench when they baited with bread.