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under wayIn operation, in progress, commenced.Rate it:

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under wayA vessel is said to be underway when she is not anchored, moored, aground, or beached. Compare with make way.Rate it:

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knuckle underTo yield or cooperate when pressured or forced to do so.Rate it:

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under a spellBewitched, held by the power of a magical spell.Rate it:

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under glassIn a greenhouse, a cold frame, or a similar structure; said of the propagation and growth of plants.Rate it:

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under one's noseObvious or apparent.Rate it:

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under the rugSuch as to be hidden from plain view (and thus easily ignored or overlooked).Rate it:

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stand from underTo escape something falling or being thrown from above.Rate it:

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under one's thumbCompletely controlled by someone; at someone’s command..Rate it:

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under the gunUnder great pressure to perform.Rate it:

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under a cloudUnder suspicion; subject to critical inspection.Rate it:

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get under someone's skinTo make a memorable impression or have a strong effect on someone; to impact someone's feelings.Rate it:

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under no circumstancesnever ever, not for any reasonRate it:

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under the weatherExperiencing adversity.Rate it:

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under the yokeUnder subjugation.Rate it:

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under pressureSubjected to pressure.Rate it:

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under fireSubjected to enemy attack.Rate it:

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under sailWith sails unfurled; powered by the wind.Rate it:

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under one's breathSoftly, so as not to be heard.Rate it:

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light a fire underTo start sooner or move faster.Rate it:

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slip under the radarTo go unnoticed, especially for a long period of time.Rate it:

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under fireCriticized or held responsible for something.Rate it:

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under glassIn a glass case, like an item in a museum.Rate it:

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under one's wingUnder one's protection, sponsorship, or tutelage.Rate it:

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under the impressionThinking or making assumptions, often incorrectly.Rate it:

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under the pumpUnder pressure to perform.Rate it:

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am I under arrestAsked to authority, to ascertain if one is being detained.Rate it:

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be snowed underTo have a lot of things to do, usually work-related.Rate it:

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bubble underto be successful on a modest scale, without yet being fully establishedRate it:

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buckle underto reluctantly accept something, due to the pressure.Rate it:

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come underTo come underneath.Rate it:

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come underTo be included or classified under.Rate it:

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come underTo be subjected to, be under the auspices of.Rate it:

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down underIn Australia.Rate it:

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fall underTo belong to for purposes of categorization.Rate it:

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get under someone's skinTo irritate someone.Rate it:

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go underTo descend into a body of water; to founder.Rate it:

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go underTo collapse or fail, e.g. by going bankrupt.Rate it:

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go underTo be named; to call oneself.Rate it:

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go underTo enter a state of hypnosis.Rate it:

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hide one's light under a bushelFor a person to keep some talent or skill hidden from other people. The tone is that a person having a talent which they can be proud of ought not hide it.Rate it:

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hot under the collarWorried.Rate it:

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keep underTo hold in subjection; hence, to oppress.Rate it:

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knock underTo yield; to submit; to acknowledge oneself conquered.Rate it:

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let the grass grow under one's feetTo be idle; to fail to make progress.Rate it:

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pull the rug out from under someoneTo suddenly remove support from someone.Rate it:

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push underTo hide or repressRate it:

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put someone underTo anesthetize someone or render them unconscious through the use of narcotic substances, usually either alcohol or pharmaceutical drugs.Rate it:

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six feet underBuried six feet underground; not alive; dead.Rate it:

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sleep under the same bridgea critique of a law where circumstances are ignored.Rate it:

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