catch one's death of cold

catch one's death (of cold) informal catch a severe cold.
Main Entry: death

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  • catch one's death (of cold) — informal catch a severe cold. → death …   English new terms dictionary

  • catch one's death (of cold) —   Get a (severe) chill …   A concise dictionary of English slang

  • catch one's death — see under ↑death • • • Main Entry: ↑catch * * * I catch one s death (of cold) see death II catch one s death (of cold) …   Useful english dictionary

  • catch one's death — ► catch one s death (of cold) informal catch a severe cold. Main Entry: ↑death …   English terms dictionary

  • catch\ one's\ death\ of — • catch one s death of • take one s death of v. phr. informal To become very ill with (a cold, pneumonia, flu). Johnny fell in the icy water and almost took his death of cold. Sometimes used in the short form catch your death. Johnny! Come right… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • catch one's death of — or[take one s death of] {v. phr.}, {informal} To become very ill with (a cold, pneumonia, flu). * /Johnny fell in the icy water and almost took his death of cold./ Sometimes used in the short form catch your death. * / Johnny! Come right in here… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • catch one's death — contract a severe cold or illness …   English contemporary dictionary

  • take\ one's\ death\ of — • catch one s death of • take one s death of v. phr. informal To become very ill with (a cold, pneumonia, flu). Johnny fell in the icy water and almost took his death of cold. Sometimes used in the short form catch your death. Johnny! Come right… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • death — ► NOUN 1) the action or fact of dying. 2) an instance of a person or an animal dying. 3) the state of being dead. 4) the end of something. ● at death s door Cf. ↑at death s door ● …   English terms dictionary

  • death — noun 1》 the action or fact of dying or being killed.     ↘an instance of a person or an animal dying. 2》 the state of being dead.     ↘(Death) the personification of the power that destroys life, often represented as a skeleton or an old man… …   English new terms dictionary


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