UNDER in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of UNDER
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
under
 a.  lower in rank, power, or authority
 ad.  in or into a position below or beneath something
 ad.  below some quantity or limit
Classic Sentence: (209 in 14 pages)
1  She put her hands under the leaves and began to pull and push them aside.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
2  She was glad that there was grass under her feet and that her steps made no sounds.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  Then she ran lightly across the grass, pushed open the slow old door and slipped through it under the ivy.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
4  A boy was sitting under a tree, with his back against it, playing on a rough wooden pipe.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
5  When she slipped through the door under the ivy, she saw he was not working where she had left him.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
6  The gardening tools were laid together under a tree.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XII
7  They are so busy and having such fun under the earth or in the trees or heather.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
8  The sun was beginning to set and sending deep gold-colored rays slanting under the trees when they parted.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
9  The truth was that she had been afraid she might find Mary crying and hiding her head under the bed-clothes.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
10  They drew the chair under the plum-tree, which was snow-white with blossoms and musical with bees.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
11  And it stopped right under Ben Weatherstaff's nose.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
12  "Go and meet him," he said; and Mary flew across the grass to the door under the ivy.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
13  The Rajah condescended to seat himself on a rug under the tree.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXII
14  Boots and shoes under the sea,' the Gryphon went on in a deep voice, 'are done with a whiting.
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland By Lewis Carroll
Get Context   In CHAPTER X. The Lobster Quadrille
15  But when Colin held forth under his tree old Ben fixed devouring eyes on him and kept them there.
The Secret Garden By Frances Hodgson Burnett
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVI
Example Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
16  The organization comes under the authority of the EU.
17  She stooped low to look under the bed.
18  The ship is under sail, making toward the land.
19  It's marketed under the trade name "Tattle".
20  The ship was impounded under the terms of the UN trade embargo.
21  The tribe's traditional way of life is under threat.
22  The ethos of the traditional family firm is under threat.
23  They lay down under the shade of a tree.
24  We lay on our backs under the tree.
25  We sat in a patch of shade under a tree.
26  The trial was held under tight security.
27  Pride may lurk under a threadbare cloak.
28  There's a broom cupboard under the stairs.
29  There are several amendments under consideration.
30  I shifted uneasily under his gaze.