Meaning of “go down with sth” in the English Dictionary

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"go down with sth" in British English

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go down with sth

also come down with sth UK
phrasal verb with go uk /ɡəʊ/ us /ɡoʊ/ verb 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.

(Definition of “go down with sth” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)