come in for

phrasal verb [transitive]
Word forms "come in for":
present tense I/you/we/they come in for he/she/it comes in for present participle coming in for past tense came in for past participle come in for
come in for something to receive something such as criticism

Fast food has come in for further criticism in a report published today.


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