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Come in for vs. come into #1 (permalink) Mon Apr 17, 2006 20:08 pm   Come in for vs. come into
 

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #84 "ESL Prepositions", question 4

The finance director has come in ......... a lot of criticism over his unsuccessful handling of the company's investments.

(a) back
(b) for
(c) to
(d) on

English Grammar Tests, Elementary Level

ESL/EFL Test #84 "ESL Prepositions", answer 4

The finance director has come in to a lot of criticism over his unsuccessful handling of the company's investments.

Correct answer: (c) to
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Come in for vs. come into #2 (permalink) Mon Apr 17, 2006 20:31 pm   Come in for vs. come into
 

Hi Alan,
I have the same question , because I had found in my
dictionary the same sentence literal the same
under "come in" the last option No 7
" come in for" - to be the object of
example
"she came in for a lot of criticism "
Dictionary is maybe not the best (Collins), but I couldn't
found any confirmation about "come in to"
I guess I would never say "to" is here wrong but when
I have read the same sentence i thought maybe it is just
wrong- thanks in advance
regards
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Come in for vs. come into #3 (permalink) Mon Apr 17, 2006 21:14 pm   Come in for vs. come into
 

Hi,

Come in for means experience or receive criticism/comments from many sides as in: Governments very often come in for criticism when they make unpopular decisions. Come into is often used with the meaning of receiving money/property as a result of a will or last testament.

Thanks for pointing this out - I'll get it changed.

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Come in for vs. come into #4 (permalink) Tue Mar 17, 2009 20:51 pm   Come in for vs. come into
 

When I've done this question, I've received that the correct answer is:,,for'', but after clicking,,Click for explanation'' above there is written the correct answer : ''to''. Please straighten it.
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Come in for vs. come into #5 (permalink) Mon Jun 22, 2009 20:47 pm   Come in for vs. come into
 

Saneta wrote:
When I've done this question, I've received that the correct answer is:,,for'', but after clicking,,Click for explanation'' above there is written the correct answer : ''to''. Please straighten it.

Same here, perhaps you should make up your mind?
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Exercise 64 made me crazy. #6 (permalink) Sat Oct 02, 2010 9:52 am   Exercise 64 made me crazy.
 

Hello, Alan, please could you take a look at this exercise 64 its full of mistakes. The correct answer changes after clicking the explanation..
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Come in for vs. come into #7 (permalink) Sat Oct 02, 2010 10:42 am   Come in for vs. come into
 

Which 'Exercise 64', please Lolololo?
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Hello. #8 (permalink) Sat Oct 02, 2010 11:04 am   Hello.
 

It is ESL Prepositions 64. English grammar testو Elementary level.
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Come in for vs. come into #9 (permalink) Sat Oct 02, 2010 20:16 pm   Come in for vs. come into
 

Do you mean this one:
http://www.english-test.net/esl/learn/english/grammar/ei084/esl-test.php
There is nothing wrong with the answers. I've just worked through the questions and got 10/10 correct.
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hello #10 (permalink) Sun Oct 03, 2010 12:38 pm   hello
 

Yes Beesnees, this is the exercise; however, the problem is in the explanation.
And thanks for answering..
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Come in for vs. come into #11 (permalink) Sun Oct 03, 2010 14:20 pm   Come in for vs. come into
 

I've now looked through all the explanations.

This exercise is not 'full of mistakes'. It had one mistake which was put right and was referred to earlier in this thread.

Question 1. The first answering post gives the correct explanation.
Question 2. The first answering post gives the correct explanation.
Question 3. The first answering post gives the correct explanation.
Question 4. There turned out to be a typo there, which Alan explains in his post (#3 above, as it is this thread) was put right.
Question 5. The first answering post gives the correct explanation.
Question 6. The first answering post gives the correct explanation.
Question 7. The first answering post gives the correct explanation.
Question 8. The first answering post gives the correct explanation.
Question 9. The first answering post gives the correct explanation.
Question 10. The first answering post gives the correct explanation.
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Come in for vs. come into #12 (permalink) Sun Oct 03, 2010 16:59 pm   Come in for vs. come into
 

Ok, thank you very much Beeesneess..
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Come in for vs. come into #13 (permalink) Tue Jul 17, 2012 15:51 pm   Come in for vs. come into
 

Please, what`s answer is it correct? "Come in to or come in for"?. Alan said It is "come in for" the answer of the same question said: It is "come in to". By the way. I am so confused with two prepositions together. If someone could help me in this matter I would thank so much. My best regards.
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Come in for vs. come into #14 (permalink) Tue Jul 17, 2012 17:41 pm   Come in for vs. come into
 

'come in for' is correct in this context.

Alan said in message 3 that he would get the answer changed as it is wrong in the exercise. The webpage now has the correct answer.
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Come in for vs. come into #15 (permalink) Thu Jun 06, 2013 9:30 am   Come in for vs. come into
 

come in for = to receive sth, especially sth unpleasant

In the English-Hungarian dictionary (DictZone) I found this expression with the same meaning:

come in for [b]a share in sg[/b] - could you please to explain this expression in context?

Many thanks.
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