Word forms "come under":
present tense I/you/we/they come under he/she/it comes under present participle coming under past tense came under past participle come under1) come under something to be forced to experience something unpleasantcome under scrutiny/suspicion:
The department had come under criticism for poor performance.come under pressure:
Airport security will now come under increased scrutiny.
President Bush has come under pressure to step up the sanctions.2) come under someone/something to be the responsibility of a particular person, organization etc
Issues relating to pay come under the personnel department.3) come under something to belong to a particular group or class
Libraries and swimming pools come under Leisure Services.
English dictionary. 2014.
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come under — 1. To be included under 2. To be subjected to (fire, attack, etc) • • • Main Entry: ↑come * * * 1) be classified as or among they all come under the general heading of opinion polls 2) be subject to (an influence or authority) ■ be subjected to… … Useful english dictionary
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come under — verb a) To come underneath (something). Why dont you come under my umbrella theres plenty of room. b) To be included or classified under (a title, specified class etc.). To sympathisers, though, all of his crimes came under the general heading of … Wiktionary
come under — phr verb Come under is used with these nouns as the object: ↑assault, ↑attack, ↑bombardment, ↑censure, ↑criticism, ↑domination, ↑examination, ↑fire, ↑heading, ↑influence, ↑jurisdiction, ↑ … Collocations dictionary
come under — 1》 be classified as or among. 2》 be subject to. → come … English new terms dictionary
come under — belong to, place oneself under … English contemporary dictionary
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(come) under the hammer — (come up) for sale by auction ● hammer … Useful english dictionary
come under the microscope — To be subjected to minute examination • • • Main Entry: ↑microscope … Useful english dictionary