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Denizione di  under - dizionario di inglese del sito grammaticainglese.org - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua under




  1. first-person singular present passive subjunctive of und?

under n. (singular definite underet, plural indefinite undere)

  1. wonder
  2. marvel
  3. miracle

under (comparative more under, superlative most under)

  1. Being lower; being beneath something.
    • 1835, J G. Peters, A treatise on equitation, or the art of horsemanship, page 179:
      The advantages he gains are of double security to him ; first, by the support of his haunches, being at all times more under than before, he learns to be more active with his hind-quarters
    • 1908, Amateur Athletic Foundation of Los Angeles, The American golfer, volume 1-2, page 10:?
      If you allow the right hand to turn under more than the left, a pull will result, and if the left is more under than the right, a sliced ball will surely follow.
    • 2009, Doris Lessing, Briefing for a Descent Into Hell, page 30:
      The waves are so steep, they crash so fast and furious Im more under than up.

under (not comparable)

  1. In a way lower or less than
    • (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  2. In a way inferior to
    • (Can we add an example for this sense?)


  1. In a lower level than.
    • 1922, Virginia Woolf, Jacobs Room Chapter 1
      The little boys in the front bedroom had thrown off their blankets and lay under the sheets.
  2. As a subject of
    He served in World War II under General Omar Bradley.
    • 2011 December 14, Angelique Chrisafis, “Rachida Dati accuses French PM of sexism and elitism”, Guardian:
      Dati launched a blistering attack on the prime minister, François Fillon, under whom she served as justice minister, accusing him of sexism, elitism, arrogance and hindering the political advancement of ethnic minorities.
  3. Less than
  4. Below the surface of
  5. This word needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
    • 2011, Tom Fordyce, Rugby World Cup 2011: England 12-19 France [1]
      Englands World Cup dreams fell apart under a French onslaught on a night when their shortcomings were brutally exposed at the quarter-final stage.

Definizione italiano>inglese under

  in a lower level
  Lower in spatial position than.
là sotto
verso il basso

Altri significati:

Traduzione 'veloce'

sotto |abbasso |bassa |basso |dentro |disotto |fondo |giù |inferiore |interno |là sotto |meno |secondo |verso il basso |

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