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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References in classic literature ?
And, over each quivering form, The curtain, a funeral pall, Comes down with the rush of a storm, And the angels,all pallid and wan, Uprising, unveiling, affirm That the play is the tragedy, "Man," And its hero the Conqueror Worm.
The music comes down with sweet L's like children's lips,
When your injection molding process comes down with some puzzling ailment and starts making bad parts, what are you going to do?