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go down with sth

( also come down with sth) UK
verb uk phrasal verb with go   /ɡəʊ/ us    /ɡoʊ/ ( present participle going, past tense went, past participle gone)
B2 to start to suffer from an infectious disease: Half of Martha's class has gone down with flu.
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