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English definition of “come under sth”

come under sth

(EXPERIENCE) phrasal verb with come     /kʌm/ verb (came, come)
C1 If you come under something, you suddenly experience or suffer it: Our armies have come under heavy bombardment. The government are coming under pressure to change the law.Experiencing and suffering
(Definition of come under sth (EXPERIENCE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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