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 Meanings and Examples of UNDERGROUND
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underground
 a.  under the level of the ground; buried
Classic Sentence: (36 in 3 pages)
1  Stokers emerged from low underground doorways into factory yards, and sat on steps, and posts, and palings, wiping their swarthy visages, and contemplating coals.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In BOOK 2: CHAPTER I
2  At first they fascinated Connie with a sort of horror; she felt she was living underground.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 2
3  He sat there, crippled, in a tub, with the underground manager showing him the seam with a powerful torch.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
4  He went down to the pit day after day, he studied, he put the general manager, and the overhead manager, and the underground manager, and the engineers through a mill they had never dreamed of.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 9
5  There was something uncanny and underground about it all.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 11
6  One had fancied that such lip-curves were mostly lurking underground in the South as fragments of forgotten marbles.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 7 Queen of Night
7  Had he approached without any covering the chances are that he would not have been perceived in the dusk; approaching thus, it was as though he burrowed underground.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Get Context   In BOOK 1: 9 Love Leads a Shrewd Man into Strategy
8  I thought of the flickering pillars and of my theory of an underground ventilation.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
9  There were three circumstances in particular which made me think that its rare emergence above ground was the outcome of a long-continued underground habit.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
10  I felt assured that the Time Machine was only to be recovered by boldly penetrating these underground mysteries.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VI
11  There in its nasty, stinking, underground home our insulted, crushed and ridiculed mouse promptly becomes absorbed in cold, malignant and, above all, everlasting spite.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: III
12  I can retreat into my underground hole.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: X
13  But do you know what: I am convinced that we underground folk ought to be kept on a curb.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: X
14  Though we may sit forty years underground without speaking, when we do come out into the light of day and break out we talk and talk and talk.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: X
15  No, no; anyway the underground life is more advantageous.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Get Context   In PART 1: XI
Example Sentence: (23 in 2 pages)
1  The vehicle was driven to an underground garage where, say police, the robbers transferred four strong boxes full of cash into a getaway car.
2  All were eager to get a slice of Hong Kong's first privatized utility - its underground Mass Transit Railway system.
3  In September 2002, the vehicle became the first hydrogen fuel-cell-powered locomotive to be operated underground.
4  It will also develop techniques to locate and tap underground water reservoirs.
5  The mayor says he'll pour money on the tube, back into the underground network.
6  The farmers were able to withstand the dry season by using rainwater they had stored in an underground cistern.
7  Faced by almost insurmountable obstacles, the members of the underground maintained their courage and will to resist.
8  They are kept for safety mainly in underground fireproof bunkers.
9  I speak with several years experience actually working in underground mines.
10  Bus routes and railways, both overground and underground, converged on the station.
11  Solid low-level waste will be disposed of deep underground.
12  Roads have to be dug up to lay underground cables.
13  Drinking water is brought to the village through a network of underground pipes.
14  The oil is pumped up from deep underground reservoir.
15  Electrical power is supplied by underground cables.