suffer an attack of (some illness)(redirected from suffers a couple attacks of)
suffer an attack of (some illness)
To be stricken by a sudden or acute onset of some kind of illness or its symptoms. I went to bed early last night after suffering a severe attack of indigestion. He suffered an asthma attack halfway through the hike.
suffer an attack(of an illness)
1. Go to an attack (of an illness).