come in for


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Related to come in for: run by, pertain to, in consequence, stick with, argue for, pick up on

come in for (something)

To receive or be subject to something. Those boys are going to have to come in for a punishment after starting the food fight.
See also: come

come in for something

to be eligible for something; to be due something. You are going to come in for a nice reward. Your report came in for a lot of criticism at the last board meeting.
See also: come

come in for

Receive, be subjected to, as in His last book came in for some heavy criticism. [Mid-1800s]
See also: come

come in for

To receive; be subjected to: came in for harsh criticism.
See also: come