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Under — US. [ˈʌndər], UK. [ˈʌndə]

Main meanings:

  1. In or to a position beneath or below something.
  2. Subject to authority or control.
  3. In a lower position in a hierarchy or ranking.
  4. Covered or concealed by something, such as clothing.


10 simple sentences:

  • The cat is under the table.
  • We found a gift under the tree.
  • The book is under the bed.
  • It’s cooler under the shade.
  • The boat is under the bridge.
  • He hid under the blanket.
  • They live under the mountain.
  • The keys are under the mat.
  • We’ll meet under the clock.
  • The city is under lockdown.


The sentences from movies:

Get under it! – A League of Their Own (1992)

You wear underwear under your bathing suit? – Palm Springs (2020)

Everybody’s under arrest. – The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014)

Melting under blue skies belting out sunlight. – Shrek 2 (2004)

Wrap it under your leg. – Saw X (2023)

And under any circumstances, even respectability. – Psycho (1960)

Look, I’ve got everything under control. – Tootsie (1982)

Quick, get under the bed. – Star Trek (2009)

Well, sounds like you’re under attack. – American Sniper (2014)

God, have you been living under a rock? – The Nice Guys (2016)

You have to keep it under control. – Man on Fire (2004)

No, he’s under court orders. – Rise of the Planet of the Apes (2011)

Armor’s weak under the chest. – Transformers (2007)

You people are under my authority. – The Abyss (1989)

You drive five miles under the speed limit. – Jurassic Park III (2001)

They’re all staying under the name Emily Rugburn. – Almost Famous (2000)

Two competing agents living under the same roof? – Mr. & Mrs. Smith (2005)

I thought things were bad under Mufasa. – The Lion King (1994)

What’s he got hidden under that cape? – Superman (1978)

The men who served under you worshipped you. – Legends of the Fall (1994)

We’re under the microscope. – To Catch a Killer (2023)

She really did get under your skin. – North By Northwest (1959)

He had you under a spell. – Aladdin (2019)

We had it under control. – Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 (2017)

A mile and a half under four minutes? – Universal Soldier (1992)

You’re under arrest for crimes against children. – Sound of Freedom (2023)

You boys are not under oath here. – The Boondock Saints (1999)

Then you must have studied under Kim Green. – Theres Something About Mary (1998)

You’re under arrest! – Beverly Hills Cop II (1987)

And who’s that under the sheet? – Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005)

I think it’s safer under here! – 2012 (2009)

You are under arrest. – The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

Keep it under 50. – Mob Land (2023)

We found him in Bali under an alias. – Plane (2023)

They’re under the name googly bear. – Monsters, Inc. (2001)

Nick and Audrey Spitz, you are under arrest. – Murder Mystery (2019)

I had it under control. – The Dark Knight Rises (2012)

The name Jackson’s hiding under is Bill Carson. – Good, the Bad and the Ugly (1966)

They’re ten games under . – 57 Seconds (2023)

I got them under my thumb. – Training Day (2001)

Went under the Arc de Triomphe, you know. – Boyhood (2014)

I found it under the seat. – Rat Race (2001)

A man will confess to anything under torture. – Elizabeth (1998)

There’s something under here. – The Ring (2002)

Of course I’ve looked under the bed! – Best in Show (2000)

Try under the cushions on the sofa. – Heat (1995)

Happened right under their noses. – Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (2005)

It is an honour to serve under you. – The Zone of Interest (2023)