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    Smile I have a cold

    Hi,

    I have a cold.
    or
    I have cold.

    Which one is correct and why?

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    #2

    Re: I have a cold

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    Hi,

    I have a cold.
    or
    I have cold.

    Which one is correct and why?
    The first. That's how we say it.

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    #3

    Thumbs up Re: I have a cold

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    Hi,

    I have a cold.
    or
    I have cold.

    Which one is correct and why?
    Your first sentence is correct because 'cold' is a countable noun.
    See the link below.
    Cold

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    Re: I have a cold

    Quote Originally Posted by dawoodusmani View Post
    Your first sentence is correct because 'cold' is a countable noun.
    See the link below.
    Cold
    what about these..?

    I am suffering from a cold.
    I am suffering from cold.
    I am suffering from a cold and cough.
    I am suffering from cold and cough.

    I am feeling feverish.
    I am feverish.

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    #5

    Exclamation Re: I have a cold

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    what about these..?

    I am suffering from a cold.
    I am suffering from cold.
    I am suffering from a cold and cough.
    I am suffering from cold and cough.

    I am feeling feverish.
    I am feverish.
    SKP

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    Re: I have a cold

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    what about these..?

    I am suffering from a cold.
    I am suffering from cold.
    I am suffering from a cold and cough.
    I am suffering from cold and cough.

    I am feeling feverish.
    I am feverish.
    I disagree with sarat_106, but this is a difference between British and Indian English I think.

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    #7

    Re: I have a cold

    Quote Originally Posted by anupumh View Post
    what about these..?

    I am suffering from a cold. Yes.
    I have a cold.
    I am suffering from cold. Yes, this means you are very cold. You don't have a cold.
    I am suffering from a cold and cough. Yes in AusE. Also "I have a cough and cold"
    I am suffering from cold and cough. No.

    I am feeling feverish. Yes
    I am feverish. Yes
    I have a fever.
    R.

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