You're under fire if you're being attacked by the media or cricitised by many people.
Example: The Defence Minister has been under fire since it was reported that injured soldiers have been getting poor medical care.
En la mira / En boca de todos / Bajo la lupa
- OPEC is under fire because of the high price of oil / OPEP está bajo la lupa porque subió el precio del petróleo.
- The government-run TV station has come under fire for not reporting news that embarrasses the government / El canal de televisión dirigido por el gobierno está en boca de todos por no informar de la noticia de que avergüenza al gobierno.
- The court is under fire for being too political.
- Mr. Johnson has come under fire for gossiping about his clients.
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