put (someone or something) under a microscope

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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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Issues such as knife crime and the NHS - two matters which many feel were not given the attention they deserved under Theresa May's administration - are also put under the microscope.
But with United now having gone six years without a Premier League title and their travails put under the microscope when arch rivals Liverpool claimed a sixth European title on Saturday night, the ex-United and Everton frontman had a warning for the future.
Dr Mahathir's leadership was put under the microscope recently by Johor Crown Prince Tunku Ismail Ibrahim in recent weeks ahead of Pakatan Harapan's first anniversary.
HP's $11B acquisition of Lynch's Autonomy in 2011 will be put under the microscope as the company has alleged Lynch and the company's former CFO Sushovan Hussain overstated Autonomy's value.
INFECTION controls at hospitals are to be put under the microscope by MSPs after the NHS was hit by a spate of fatal outbreaks.
Mobile coverage was also put under the microscope, with only 38 per cent of the country enjoying good 4G coverage.
This is always the most entertaining episode of the series as the candidates have their egos well and truly pricked as their boasts and business plans are put under the microscope by Lord Sugar's trusted business contacts.
There will be tough talking, turmoil and tears as bravado breaks, egos are eradicated and business plans are put under the microscope.
It will see the issue of the grounds maintenance contract, which has courted huge controversy, put under the microscope at the Town Hall.
The Kia Picanto were once again put under the microscope Saturday after Chris Gavina resigned as head coach just two games into the team's campaign in the PBA Philippine Cup.
Gabby's own actions are put under the microscope by Pete, who confronts her after finding flowers and a cryptic apology at the viaduct.
And in Flintshire, election hopefuls from the Alyn and Deeside, Wrexham and Delyn constituencies will be put under the microscope at Plas Hafod Hotel, Gwernymynydd, on Wednesday, May 31, starting at 7.30pm.
The deal that is being put under the microscope states that movie companies will have to provide copies of their new films two weeks after they are released in cinemas.
In a statement issued today, the group said the Jordan 2016 Report will put under the microscope new legislation the Kingdom has put into force in areas of investments and business as part of its efforts to improve the business environment.
In this opener, 32 have been r selected from thousands as 'The Chosen Ones', who will have their technical knowhow, customer service and sales skills put under the microscope.