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Definition of come down on phrasal verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

come down on

 phrasal verb
phrasal verb
 
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Phrasal Verbs

come down on somebody

[no passive] (informal)
 
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to criticize someone severely or punish someone Don't come down too hard on her. The courts are coming down heavily on young offenders.
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