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come down with sth

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