come under

Fit into a category or classification, as in This document comes under the heading “classified.” [Mid-1600s]

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How to use come under in a sentence

  • I suppose he thought he would live again in him, for he always says, "Never did such talent come under my hands."

  • I shall speak of these in succession, beginning with the oldest and closing with the newest that has come under my observation.

    Glances at Europe | Horace Greeley
  • Why should they not jointly come under explicitly avowed obligations to God?

  • In order to carry into effect their design, the members come under mutual obligations to one another.

  • Is it urged, that it is a dreadful thing by the vow or oath to come under obligations that might not be fulfilled?