come down with (something)

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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

come down with

Become ill with, as in The whole family came down with the flu. [Late 1800s]
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

come down with

To become sick with (an illness): came down with the flu.
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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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