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Difference between Come down with something and Go down with something

come down with something

1. provide money or information:

  • We need not worry. The firm will come down with the money.

2. be taken ill with a disease:

  • The good Deacon almost feared he was about to come down with a fever.

Note: The expression does not correlate in meaning with the phrase come up with something—think of a plan, solution, answer, etc.:

  • How on earth did you come up with such a brilliant idea?

go down with something— = come down with something 2:

  • Our holiday was fine until Jim went down with a bad cold.