go down with

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go down with (third-person singular simple present goes down with, present participle going down with, simple past went down with, past participle gone down with)

  1. To catch or contract (an illness).
    Everyone's gone down with the flu, and I'm here in the office all by myself.
  2. (nautical) To die in the sinking of (a ship or boat).
    Edward Smith went down with the Titanic.

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