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come under sth

phrasal verb with come uk   us   /kʌm/ verb (came, come)
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come under sth

phrasal verb with come uk   us   /kʌm/ verb
to ​experience a ​badsituation: come under attack/criticism/pressure/threat The decision to ​terminate the ​taxcuts in 2010 as a money-saving ​measure quickly came under attack from Democrats.
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