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Can the expression "to catch a chill" be used informally today or has it already past its peak in usage? I have seen it mentioned referring to people living in the 19th century.

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I still hear it used occasionally, but much more common nowadays is catch a cold

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It's still found in the UK, but mostly, I suspect, in an older generation.

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protected by RegDwigнt Jun 13 '12 at 15:45

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