come down on (someone or something)

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come down on (someone or something)

1. To scold or reprimand one harshly. It was a mistake, so don't come down on him too hard, OK?
2. To establish one's opinion or view as being in support of a particular side of an issue. And where do you come down on this issue, sir? I think the jury is going to come down on the side of the plaintiff.
3. To actively oppose someone or something or attempt to prevent or abolish something. This issue is unjust, and as your mayor I promise to come down on it.
See also: come, down, on