catch your death of cold


catch your death of cold
catch your death (of cold) — see catch, 1
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Main Entry:death

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • catch your death (of cold) — catch your ˈdeath (of ˈcold) idiom (old fashioned, informal) to catch a very bad cold Main entry: ↑catchidiom …   Useful english dictionary

  • catch your death of cold! — (You ll) catch (your) death (of cold)! informal something that you say to warn someone that they will become ill if they go outside while they are wet or wearing too few clothes. You can t go out dressed like that in this weather you ll catch… …   New idioms dictionary

  • You'll catch your death of cold! — (You ll) catch (your) death (of cold)! informal something that you say to warn someone that they will become ill if they go outside while they are wet or wearing too few clothes. You can t go out dressed like that in this weather you ll catch… …   New idioms dictionary

  • you'll catch your death (of cold) — you’ll catch your death (of cold) spoken phrase used for warning someone that if they go outside when it is cold or wet they will become ill Thesaurus: ways of warning or advising someonesynonym Main entry: death …   Useful english dictionary

  • catch your death — (of cold) see ↑catch, 1 • • • Main Entry: ↑death …   Useful english dictionary

  • catch your death! — (You ll) catch (your) death (of cold)! informal something that you say to warn someone that they will become ill if they go outside while they are wet or wearing too few clothes. You can t go out dressed like that in this weather you ll catch… …   New idioms dictionary

  • catch your death — become very ill, catch a bad cold    In this terrible weather, put on a coat or you ll catch your death …   English idioms

  • You'll catch your death! — (You ll) catch (your) death (of cold)! informal something that you say to warn someone that they will become ill if they go outside while they are wet or wearing too few clothes. You can t go out dressed like that in this weather you ll catch… …   New idioms dictionary

  • catch death of cold! — (You ll) catch (your) death (of cold)! informal something that you say to warn someone that they will become ill if they go outside while they are wet or wearing too few clothes. You can t go out dressed like that in this weather you ll catch… …   New idioms dictionary

  • You'll catch death of cold! — (You ll) catch (your) death (of cold)! informal something that you say to warn someone that they will become ill if they go outside while they are wet or wearing too few clothes. You can t go out dressed like that in this weather you ll catch… …   New idioms dictionary


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