under scrutiny

under scrutiny

Being scrutinized, examined, or monitored very carefully. Often modified by words such as "careful" or "close" between "under" and "scrutiny." The government kept the company under close scrutiny on suspicion of tax evasion and money laundering. You'll be under scrutiny during this probationary period of your employment.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

*under (close) scrutiny

Fig. being watched or examined closely. (*Typically: be ~; have someone or something ~; keep someone or something ~.) The suspect was kept under scrutiny throughout the investigation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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