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phrasal verb [transitive]
Word Forms
present tense
I/you/we/theycome in for
he/she/itcomes in for
present participlecoming in for
past tensecame in for
past participlecome in for
  1. 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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another way of saying congratulations, or that something/someone looks nice or fascinating

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