come under fire

idiom

1
: to be shot at
The troops were coming under fire from the rear.
2
: to be criticized
The company has come under fire for using child labor overseas.

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“Come under fire.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/come%20under%20fire. Accessed 8 Dec. 2022.

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