JD Hyomin
catch a cold vs catch cold Hi~ I want to know the difference of these things. catch a cold vs catch cold vs have a cold vs have cold Thank you for your help in advance.
Dec 4, 2016 6:58 AM
Answers · 2
"Catch a cold" and "catch cold" mean the same thing: to become infected with a cold. "To have a cold" is when you are already infected with a cold virus and showing symptoms. There is no such expression as "to have cold".
December 4, 2016
"Catch cold" and "have cold" are both incorrect - don't say that. "Catch a cold" and "have a cold" are very very similar. The difference is in the timing. However I'm not a teacher so I'm not sure how to explain it properly.
December 4, 2016
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JD Hyomin
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