Definition of 'come under'
Example sentences containing 'come under'
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The tech giant had come under attack for one reason. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Nice is said to have decided to seek the reimbursement after coming under pressure from the health department to cut costs. Times, Sunday Times (2016)We were coming under some pressure. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These have often come under attack by protesters, who feel marginalised by the government. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Ministers have come under pressure to explain how industries will fill roles after Brexit. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They hide in the deep oceans ready to launch a retaliatory strike if Britain should come under nuclear attack. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The ships were stalked by 12 U-boats before coming under attack. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He said that he was not surprised that he had come under attack from'liberal movie people '. Times, Sunday Times (2017)But she said claims of a whitewash were insulting and said she came under'no pressure or undue influence '. The Sun (2016)Mrs May has come under huge pressure to try to reduce the price which consumers are expected to pay for energy from Hinkley. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The changes came under renewed attack yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2013)But already those laws are coming under attack. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The defence budget will come under pressure. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Japan suddenly came under immense pressure and wilted. The Sun (2006)Their own bowling strength might be about to come under scrutiny. Times, Sunday Times (2010)And was our own country about to come under attack? The Sun (2007)Of course, he came under critical attack. Times, Sunday Times (2009)In the last two decades, the practice of ability grouping has come under attack. Advanced Educational Psychology For Educators, Researchers and Policymakers, (1995)Rebus comes under attack when the death of his cousin's son sends him on a personal vendetta. The Sun (2006)Police say they came under attack as they tried to stop a rave attended by about 100 people. 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)A year ago Noble came under attack from an anonymous blogger and short sellers for its accounting policies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That also came under attack from another new internet insurgent, Facebook. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Northern Rock's board is set to come under immense pressure at the emergency meeting. 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)
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