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come under something

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcome under something phrasal verb1 come under attack/fire/scrutiny etcBE to be attacked, shot at etc The government has come under attack from opposition leaders over proposals to cut health spending.2 CONTROLto be governed or controlled by a particular organization or person The organization comes under the authority of the EU.3 CONNECTED WITHif a piece of information comes under a particular title, you can find it under that title The proposals come under three main headings. come→ See Verb table
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come under At the same time education-based expenditure on meals, milk and transport came under attack.All marriages came under civil jurisdiction and all, including Roman Catholics, had the right to a civil divorce.President Bush has come under congressional pressure to step up the sanctions.In 1954 wellhead gas prices also came under government control.As more mines were laid and more tankers came under missile fire, Reagan ordered U.In thin conditions, a few second and third line stocks came under sudden and unexplained selling pressure.While the characters flirt with each other in improbable configurations, love, marriage and money come under the microscope.The Delta towns, and even Rangoon, came under threat.come under attack/fire/scrutiny etcAt a deeper level, however, the concept of the mentally abnormal female offender has come under scrutiny.He added that to be accurate, the aircraft would have to risk coming under fire.He said the company came under scrutiny along with other insurers after allegations were first made against Metropolitan Life in 1993.Their vehicle came under fire but was not hit.Police came under attack from bottles, bricks and plastic crates.Patrick is generally regarded as having been an aggressive enforcer of civil-rights laws and often came under fire from conservatives.Sir Derek came under fire from several shareholders.In addition to facing the ire of frustrated riders, Muni has also come under fire recently from federal safety officials.
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Verb table
come
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycome
he, she, itcomes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycame
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave come
he, she, ithas come
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad come
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill come
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have come
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam coming
he, she, itis coming
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you, we, theyare coming
Past
I, he, she, itwas coming
you, we, theywere coming
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been coming
he, she, ithas been coming
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been coming
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be coming
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been coming
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