under scrutiny

idiom

formal
: being carefully examined especially in a critical way
Their behavior is under scrutiny again.

Examples of under scrutiny in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Schools including Columbia University, the University of Pennsylvania and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have been under scrutiny for calling in police to dismantle the encampments and arresting students who refused to disperse. Rebecca Rosman, NPR, 12 May 2024 The company has been under scrutiny since the Federal Aviation Administration imposed quality checks and halted production expansion of the 737 Max following the January Alaska Airlines accident. Michael Kaplan, CBS News, 8 May 2024 Trump's $175 million appeal bond under scrutiny While the hush money trial is underway Monday morning, Judge Arthur Engoron will be hearing arguments in a courthouse next door over whether Trump's $175 million appeal bond passes muster in his New York civil fraud case. Bart Jansen, USA TODAY, 22 Apr. 2024 Black women’s bodies in particular have been under scrutiny and painful subjections for centuries not limited to conversations on hypersexualization. Kerane Marcellus, Essence, 16 Apr. 2024 Boeing has been under scrutiny since a door plug blew out of an Alaska Airlines plane in January, forcing an emergency landing. Praveena Somasundaram, Washington Post, 8 Apr. 2024 It’s also lingered on disparities between the men’s and women’s games that have been under scrutiny since attention was drawn in 2021 to the vastly different weight rooms set up for the NCAA Tournament. Anne M. Peterson and Doug Feinberg, The Christian Science Monitor, 5 Apr. 2024 Zuckerberg had already been under scrutiny after Republican lawmakers accused him of censoring conservative Facebook pages. Sudiksha Kochi, USA TODAY, 3 Apr. 2024 An uncomfortable fact was that most of the concerned parents were white and the two counsellors under scrutiny were not: one of them, Hector Santos, is Latino, and the other, Delinda Dykes, is Black. Jessica Winter, The New Yorker, 3 Apr. 2024

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“Under scrutiny.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/under%20scrutiny. Accessed 24 May. 2024.

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