Definition of 'come under'
Example sentences containing 'come under'
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And was our own country about to come under attack?The Sun (2007) Times, Sunday Times (2009) Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995) Times, Sunday Times (2007) The Sun (2006) Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Now the concern is that spending by the public sector will come under pressure, particularly after the election.Times, Sunday Times (2010)
He came under so much pressure it made him tighten his game and possibly made the team tighten their games, too.The Sun (2015)
I felt something coming under me.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
Greek governments in future can be expected to come under public pressure to exploit more domestic crude oil in the interests of keeping fuel pump prices down.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
A year ago Noble came under attack from an anonymous blogger and short sellers for its accounting policies.Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2016) Times, Sunday Times (2008)
As the marines came under attack at Bastion, motion detector alarms went off in security command post.Times, Sunday Times (2012)
As many as 25 cars and motorbikes were damaged, and police said that they came under attack when they tried to intervene.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
He has also come under attack from his Unite colleagues for criticising some of the tactics that the union used in the recent BA strike.The Sun (2010)
Definition of come under from the Collins English Dictionary
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