go down with


: to begin to have or suffer from (an illness)
He went down with measles.

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Already without Cody Bellinger, the Dodgers had Corey Seager go down with a broken hand last week and Mookie Betts miss their last two games with a sore shoulder. Dylan Hernández Columnist, Los Angeles Times, 24 May 2021 As the bills are hashed out on the Hill over the coming months, every faction of even one or two or three members will get a say, knowing that an entire bill could go down with just their votes. Susan B. Glasser, The New Yorker, 1 Apr. 2021 Health officials had hoped the complaint number might go down with the mandate adding the force of law to the safety measure. Jeremy Olson, Star Tribune, 28 July 2020 Chicago -- already missing Zach LaVine and Lonzo Ball -- just had Alex Caruso go down with a fractured wrist, sidelining him for more than a month. Chris Fedor, cleveland, 23 Jan. 2022 Gilmore is the fourth Panthers cornerback to go down with an injury this season, joining Jaycee Horn, Donte Jackson and A.J. Bouye on the sideline. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 2 Jan. 2022 Sadly, Vectordean disappeared after a third, relatively anonymous James Pond game, but the work of his chief designer didn’t go down with the ship. Matt Gardner, Forbes, 23 Dec. 2021 Curtiss, who struggled to a 12.46 ERA in six outings, was the second reliever acquired recently to go down with a UCL injury. Tom Haudricourt, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, 12 Aug. 2021 Boswell didn’t scratch across a hit until the fourth inning and saw its lone scoring opportunity in the sixth go down with a flyout to center and a strikeout. Kevin Reynolds, Dallas News, 20 May 2021 See More

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“Go down with.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/go%20down%20with. Accessed 4 Jun. 2023.

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