come down with love

Definitions

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  • v. To contract or get; to show symptoms of an illness.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Joanna described the sixty-year-old man who had come down with a high-grade kidney cancer after the enzyme preparation was injected into his renal arteries.

    Fatal Care

  • By autumn they would have come down with their herds from the mountains to graze lower pastures, so they could have learned the news from Forum Annii.

    The Spartacus War

  • In the middle of all the changes, word reached me that Myrka Dellanos, one of the coanchors of Noticias y Ms, a Univision infotainment show, had come down with chicken pox.

    Make Your Life Prime Time

  • Sadly, those most in need of protection—people susceptible to demyelination and paralysis should they come down with an acute infection—are also those most likely to be at risk of severe adverse effects from the very vaccines meant to help them.

    The Autoimmune Epidemic

  • "If you want to come down with me, Chandris," she added as she floated free of the chair, "I'll show you how to extract it from the collection bin and stow it in a storage box for transport."

    Angelmass

  • But very little if any fresh air came prisonward, and men continued to come down with fever.

    Morgan’s Run

  • I spoke first: "This is Miss Gordon, who's come down with me," I said.

    Movie Night

  • Inside, I walked up the stairs I'd come down with Willy Parrott and, when I reached the right level, ambled along the gallery until I came to his office.

    Come To Grief

  • It was about time for him to come down with the fever, he reflected, as he approac [h] ed the young man's tent.

    Manuscript Draft: Walter Reed: Doctor in Uniform, by Laura Wood, [19 -- ]

  • Of course if the fellow who came before you, so to speak, had clap or gleets, you were liable to come down with a dose, but it was safer than the city.

    1968

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