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 Meanings and Examples of UNDERNEATH
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underneath
 ad.  under or below an object or a surface; lower down on the page
Classic Sentence: (41 in 3 pages)
1  Mattie's hand was underneath, and Ethan kept his clasped on it a moment longer than was necessary.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
2  The languor of midday had taken hold of the gathering, but underneath lurked tempers that could rise to killing heights in a second and flare out as quickly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
3  On the after side, or side next the stern of the ship, is a comfortable seat, with a locker underneath for umbrellas, comforters, and coats.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 35. The Mast-Head.
4  Removing the fire-board from the front of the try-works, the bare masonry of that side is exposed, penetrated by the two iron mouths of the furnaces, directly underneath the pots.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 96. The Try-Works.
5  All those frivolities of summer, the light and shadow, the living mask of green that trembled over everything, they were lies, and this is what was underneath.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VI
6  On the farm the weather was the great fact, and men's affairs went on underneath it, as the streams creep under the ice.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: VII
7  There was no sound but the high, singsong buzz of wild bees and the sunny gurgle of the water underneath.
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 2. The Hired Girls: XIV
8  It floated before me on the page like a picture, and underneath it stood the mournful line: 'Optima dies.'
My Antonia By Willa Cather
Get Context   In BOOK 3. Lena Lingard: II
9  Now and then there would come a gleam underneath them and he would glance about the room.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 1
10  It was like seeing the world fall away from underneath his feet; like plunging down into a bottomless abyss into yawning caverns of despair.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 11
11  So within half an hour he was at work, far underneath the streets of the city.
The Jungle By Upton Sinclair
Get Context   In Chapter 23
12  The Master, upon this, put his hand underneath the skirts of his coat, and brought out his flute in three pieces, which he screwed together, and began immediately to play.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
13  I got upon the desk immediately, apprehensive of at least a great dog underneath.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 5. I AM SENT AWAY FROM HOME
14  I thought afresh of the grave in the churchyard, underneath the tree: and it seemed as if the house were dead too, now, and all connected with my father and mother were faded away.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17. SOMEBODY TURNS UP
15  The pigeon-pie was not bad, but it was a delusive pie: the crust being like a disappointing head, phrenologically speaking: full of lumps and bumps, with nothing particular underneath.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
Example Sentence:
1  You've got to appear calm in an interview even if you're terrified underneath.
2  The ball rolled underneath the table.
3  This jacket's too big, even with a sweater underneath.
4  I think he's a genuinely nice guy underneath it all.
5  The plaster on the walls has been removed to expose the original bricks underneath.
6  Then comes the crowning glory of Frank's act, as he peels off his raincoat to reveal a smart suit underneath.
7  As you peel away the onion skin,you will find another skin underneath.
8  The skin underneath is constantly breaking down and is very painful.
9  "And now which is which?" she said to herself, and nibbled a little of the right-hand bit to try the effect: the next moment she felt a violent blow underneath her chin: it had struck her foot!