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    1. I have caught flu. - BrE?
    2. I have got the flu. - AmE?
    Thank you.

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    Default Re: (the) flu

    In BrE, you catch it first, then have it.

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    Thank you, tdol.
    Do you say "I caught flu and have flu now" or "I caught THE flu and have THE flu now"?

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    You'll hear it with and without the article in BrE.

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    Oh, I see. Thank you very much.

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