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under

  

In addition to the uses shown below, under is also used in phrasal verbs such as `go under' and `knuckle under'.     
1       prep   If a person or thing is under something, they are at a lower level than that thing, and may be covered or hidden by it.  
...swimming in the pool or lying under an umbrella..., Under a wide shelf that holds coffee jars stands a pile of magazines..., She buried her head under the covers, pretending to be asleep..., A path runs under the trees.     
2       prep   In a place such as a sea, river, or swimming pool, if someone or something is under the water, they are fully in the water and covered by it.  
They said he'd been held under the water and drowned..., Goldfish were swimming lazily in a group just under the surface.     
      Under is also an adverb., adv   ADV after v  
When the water was up to his neck, a hand came from behind and pushed his head under.     
3       prep   If you go under something, you move from one side to the other of something that is at a higher level than you.  
He went under a brick arch..., A river boat passed under the bridge.     
4       prep   Something that is under a layer of something, especially clothing, is covered by that layer.  
I was wearing two sweaters under the green army jacket..., It was hard to see the colours under the layer of dust.     
5       prep   You can use under before a noun to indicate that a person or thing is being affected by something or is going through a particular process.  
...fishermen whose livelihoods are under threat..., I'm rarely under pressure and my co-workers are always nice to me..., Firemen said they had the blaze under control..., He was rushed to court yesterday under armed guard.     
6       prep   If something happens under particular circumstances or conditions, it happens when those circumstances or conditions exist.  
His best friend was killed by police under extremely questionable circumstances..., Under normal conditions, only about 20 to 40 per cent of vitamin E is absorbed...     
7       prep   If something happens under a law, agreement, or system, it happens because that law, agreement, or system says that it should happen.  
Under law, your employer has the right to hire a temporary worker to replace you..., Under the Constitution, you cannot be tried twice for the same crime.     
8       prep   If something happens under a particular person or government, it happens when that person or government is in power.  
There would be no new taxes under his leadership., ...the realities of life under a brutal dictatorship...     
9       prep   If you study or work under a particular person, that person teaches you or tells you what to do.  
Kiefer was just one of the artists who had studied under Beuys in the early Sixties..., I am the new manager and you will be working under me.     
10       prep   If you do something under a particular name, you use that name instead of your real name.  
Were any of your books published under the name Amanda Fairchild?..., The patient was registered under a false name.     
11       prep   You use under to say which section of a list, book, or system something is in.  
This study is described under `General Diseases of the Eye'..., `Where would it be?'<emdash>`Filed under C, second drawer down.'     
12       prep   If something or someone is under a particular age or amount, they are less than that age or amount.  
PREP amount     (Antonym: over)    ...jobs for those under 65..., Expenditure this year should be just under 15 billion pounds.     
      Under is also an adverb., adv   amount and ADV  
...free childminding service for 5's and under.     
13   
    under wraps  
    wrap  


down under     
People sometimes refer to Australia and New Zealand as down under.  
  (mainly BRIT)  
INFORMAL      phrase   prep PHR, PHR after v  
For summer skiing down under, there is no better place than New Zealand.     
snowed under     
If you say that you are snowed under, you are emphasizing that you have a lot of work or other things to deal with.  
INFORMAL      adj   v-link ADJ, usu ADJ with n     (emphasis)    Ed was snowed under with fan mail when he was doing his television show.     
under-  
1       prefix   Under- is used to form words that express the idea that there is not enough of something. For example if people are underfed, they are not getting enough food.  
Make sure that you are not underinsured..., Victorian cut glass is perhaps the most underpriced area of the antique glass market.     
2       prefix   Under- is added to the beginning of nouns that refer to a job or rank in order to form nouns that refer to a less important job or rank.  
...the new undersecretary of education., ...clients who wouldn't deal with an undermanager.     
under age   , underage  
1       adj   A person who is under age is legally too young to do something, for example to drink alcohol, have sex, or vote.  
Underage youths can obtain alcohol from their older friends., ...girls who have babies when they are under age.     
2       adj   Under age activities such as drinking or smoking are carried out by people who are legally too young to do them.  
ADJ n  
...his efforts to stop under age drinking and drug abuse.     
under-secretary        ( under-secretaries    plural  ) , undersecretary   An under-secretary is a senior official with an important post in a government department.      n-count  
...Under-Secretary of State Reginald Bartholomew.     
under way      , underway  
If an activity is under way, it has already started. If an activity gets under way, it starts.      adj   v-link ADJ  
An investigation is underway to find out how the disaster happened..., The conference gets under way later today with a debate on the family.     
Translation English - Cobuild Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English Cobuild
exp.
non, pas encore
exp.
absolutely not; not in this lifetime
Slang expression used mostly in 19th century
exp.
not an easy task
exp.
a humorous way of saying that someone doesn't like or love the speaker.
[Hum.] E.g.: You've seen the way she treated me last time we met. It's clear: she loves me not.
exp.
not right; out of order; not functioning properly
adj.
(about persons) not to be trusted; dangerous
exp.
be/not be interested in getting married and having a family
v.
not to include something
I want to try a diet that excludes dairy products.
n.
something not worthy; something of poor quality; a crap
[Slang] This book is a bag of wank, I am disappointed.
exp.
not matter; have no value or effect; be useless
exp.
be under an extreme pressure; be anxious, worried or frightened
id.
the phrase is uttered in an attempt to excuse the user of profanity or curses in the presence of those offended by it under the pretense of the words being part of a foreign language
Syn.: excuse my French
adj.
term used for describing the lifestyle of married or unmarried long-term couples who don't live under the same roof
[Psych.] acronym: LAT. e.g LAT couples, LAT relationships
v.
launch the process, launch the project, make sure that progress is under way
idiom
prep.
Digital estate Planning is the process having uniform rules of envisaging and arranging for the clearance of digital assets during a person physical life under virtual identity.
[Leg.];[Tech.] arranging for the clearance of digital assets
id.
At a point where you know you have to make a decision that not only effects your life, not only the life of the objects you love but the ones that you consider as well. More than one crux will certainly cause an individual to have a dilemma or two.
n.
a group to vote for as a whole, not by individuals.
a term used on voting ballots
n.
a person who does not care too much about the others, a little rude, assertive
[Fam.]
v.
meet people on a chat on Internet or via e-mail or social networks. meet virtually and not physically
INTERNET
n.
someone who does not use high-technology items or services on a daily basis
[Slang] "Amish" is the name of a religious group arisen in the 16th century, that resists modern world's changes (including technology, fashion etc.)
n.
addendum to a contract in general that you do not wish for everyone to see
[Leg.]
n.
a lengthy commercial (frequently of a half-hour or hour's duration) parading as information or a documentary, though not necessarily presented by a celebrity.
n.
an ambitious woman who thinks her career really matters more than many things and is not willing to compromise on it
exp.
do not take into account, disregard, ignore on purpose, avoid, dismiss
E.g: His boss asked him for a report, but he gave it the go-by.
exp.
neighborhood considered dangerous, where it's not recommended to go, especially as an outsider
exp.
expression used when referring to something that is unlikely to happen soon (not in the time interval that one can resist holding his breath)
E.g.: "Will the economy recover any soon?" - "Don't hold your breath."
exp.
wait for something, usually linked to a previous event, to happen; expect something that can not be avoided to happen
id.
expression meaning that one should not criticize someone else for a mistake that he/she also makes or a flaw that he/she also has

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