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be under a microscope

To be under close inspection or intense scrutiny. After I got that official reprimand at work, it feels like I'm under a microscope with my boss. The country's surveillance methods have been under a microscope lately, after news sources learned that it had been eavesdropping on its own citizens' communications.
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be under the microscope

To be under close inspection or intense scrutiny. After I got that official reprimand at work, it feels like I'm under the microscope with my boss. The country's surveillance methods have been under the microscope lately, after news sources learned that it had been eavesdropping on its own citizens' communications.
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put (someone or something) under a microscope

To begin closely inspecting someone or something; to examine someone or something with intense scrutiny. After I got that official reprimand at work, it feels like my bosses are putting me under a microscope. The country's surveillance methods are being put under a microscope lately, after news sources learned that it had been eavesdropping on its own citizens' communications.
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under the microscope

Under close inspection or intense scrutiny. After I got that official reprimand at work, it feels like I'm being put under the microscope by my boss. The country's surveillance methods have been under the microscope lately, after news sources learned that it had been eavesdropping on its own citizens' communications.
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put (someone or something) under the microscope

To begin closely inspecting someone or something; to hold someone or something up to intense scrutiny. After I got that official reprimand at work, it feels like my bosses are putting me under the microscope. The press has put the country's surveillance methods under the microscope since it emerged that it had been eavesdropping on its own citizen's communications.
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under a microscope

Under close inspection or intense scrutiny. Since I got that official reprimand in work, it feels like I'm being put under a microscope by my boss. The country's surveillance methods have been under a microscope lately, after it emerged that it had been eavesdropping on its own citizen's communications.
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under the microscope

under critical examination.
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