come in for (something)

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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.
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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.
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come in for

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

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