Phrasal verb: Come down with

  1. come down with something
    Transitive, Inseparable
    Meaning: become sick
    Example: The first time I visited South America my stomach did not react well to the water and I came down with a sickness that lasted two weeks.  I hope that doesn’t happen again!

    Did you know that New York State declared a “Public Health Emergency” due to the number of people who have come down with the flu?  There have been 18 deaths nation-wide, and 12 of them have been in New York!  All New York residents now have free access to flu shots.





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