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To be criticized

come under fire

to be criticized

take a hit

to be criticized

come in for

to receive something such as criticism

be in/out of the firing line

to be in a position/not be in a position where people can blame you or criticize you

draw fire

to be severely criticized

in the line of fire

if you are in the line of fire, you are the person who is likely to be criticized for something

under siege

being criticized or attacked by a lot of different people at the same time

get it in the neck

to be criticized or punished

face the music

to accept punishment or criticism for something you have done wrong

be called on the carpet

to be criticized by someone in authority

food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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