Chip for Japanese, English and etc What is the difference between “I had a cold” and “I caught a cold”? “I had a cold” is past tense. The cold is over. “I caught a cold” is the same as “I’ve got a cold”. It is present tense and it means that ___ is having a cold now. by Yuka (JPN) Talk to us in Japan on Skype! Book now 日本語ページ＞＞ Tweet Related posts: Uncle – Oji (伯父・叔父), Aunt – Oba(伯母・叔母) You know these Kanji difference? FUN Omatsuri with Mobile & Portable Shrines at Japan Japanese and American Halloween Movie (YouTube, etc) sessions by Skype Screen Sharing!