down with something


down with something
1. mod. comfortable with something; comfortable. (Usually with get.)
Let’s get down with some good music.
Pete wanted to get down with some grapes.
2. mod. ill with something; sick in bed with something.
I was down with the flu for two weeks.
Fred and his wife were down with colds for weeks at a time.

Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions. 2015.

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  • down with something — down with sb/sth idiom used to say that you are opposed to sth, or to a person • The crowds chanted ‘Down with NATO!’ Main entry: ↑downidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • come down with something — come down with (something) to become ill with a disease. Twenty two pupils came down with flu …   New idioms dictionary

  • kick down with something — in. to give forth with something; to dole out a portion of something. □ Hey, man. Kick down with my share of the brewsters! □ Kick down with the pizza! …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions

  • load something down (with something) — ˌload sb/sth ˈdown (with sth) derived usually passive to give sb/sth a lot of heavy things to carry Syn: weigh down • She was loaded down with bags of groceries. Main entry: ↑load …   Useful english dictionary

  • load somebody down (with something) — ˌload sb/sth ˈdown (with sth) derived usually passive to give sb/sth a lot of heavy things to carry Syn: weigh down • She was loaded down with bags of groceries. Main entry: ↑load …   Useful english dictionary

  • come down with something — ˌcome ˈdown with sth derived no passive to get an illness that is not very serious • I think I m coming down with flu. Main entry: ↑comederived …   Useful english dictionary

  • be down with something — be/go down with sth idiom to have or catch an illness Main entry: ↑downidiom …   Useful english dictionary

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  • down on something — down on (someone/something) feeling angry or disappointed with someone or something. Dad s been down on me since I scraped the car backing out of the garage …   New idioms dictionary