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come under fire

C2 to be criticized: The government has come under fire for its decision to close the mines.
(Definition of come under fire from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “come under fire”
in Chinese (Simplified) 遭受批评…
in Turkish eleştirilmek…
in Russian подвергаться критике…
in Chinese (Traditional) 遭受批評…
in Polish znaleźć się w ogniu krytyki…
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