English slang for getting in trouble or getting yourself in a bind. Usually used as a threat dealing with your money or your life.
You'll want to have paid me by the end of the day, cause you wouldn't want to catch a cold, now would you my son?
by The Nefarious Mr. Robinson February 5, 2009
another version of “catch my drift” but whiter
i’ll be seeing you later if you catch my cold
by lickety splity February 1, 2019