come down with sth Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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come down with sth

phrasal verb with come uk   us   /kʌm/ verb (came, come)
B2 to ​start to ​suffer from an ​illness, ​especially one that is not ​serious: I ​think I'm coming down with ​flu.
(Definition of come down with sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “come down with sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) 患上,染上(尤指小病)…
in Turkish bir hastalığa yakalanmak, hasta olmak, hastalık kapmak…
in Russian заболеть чем-либо…
in Chinese (Traditional) 患上,染上(尤指小病)…
in Polish zachorować na coś…
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