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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Robbie Williams is back to full health after coming down with food poisoning earlier this month.
"I was coming down with Liam Craig, who is on loan with us just now.
Some members of families growing traditional rice, but none of those growing GM rice, reported coming down with illnesses that have been associated with pesticide spraying.
Some experts recommend seeing a doctor within 48 hours of coming down with symptoms.
Coming down with a cold caused by one of the many types of rhinoviruses is bad enough, but new research indicates that common pollutants can interact with respiratory cells to make the cold even worse than normal [EHP 110:665-670].
When scientists reviewed 478 cases of rheumatic fever treated between 1985 and 1998 at the Salt Lake City hospital, they found that only 20 percent of the patients had sought medical attention for throat problems before coming down with rheumatic fever symptoms.