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come in for (something)
1. To come back in(to some place) for some purpose. Kids! Time to come in for dinner! The boss wants me to come in for an extra shift this Saturday.
2. To receive or be subject to something. Those boys are going to have to come in for a punishment after starting the food fight.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.
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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
come in for
Receive, be subjected to, as in His last book came in for some heavy criticism. [Mid-1800s]
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer. Copyright © 2003, 1997 by The Christine Ammer 1992 Trust. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
come in for
To receive; be subjected to: came in for harsh criticism.
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.