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Gripe is a cold or illness. Tener gripe is to be sick or have a cold.

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    “Grippe” is featured in Shakespeare’s Twelveth Night.

    dant on April 12th, 2008
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    […] had learned that gripe was more the word for the flu, but that it is also the word commonly used for a cold. This week I […]

    Catarro on April 13th, 2008


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