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English definition of “come in for sth”

come in for sth

phrasal verb with come
 
 
/kʌm/ verb (past tense came, past participle come)
If someone comes in for criticism, praise, etc, they are criticized, praised, etc.Disapproving and criticizingDamaging reputation
(Definition of come in for sth from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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