English vocabulary and translations (See all)
underneath (my desk): below, under, beneath (my desk)
I hid the presents underneath the table. She won't see them unless she sits on the floor.
Underneath is a synonym of 'under' but is less common; it is not used figuratively:
underneath the chair below, under the seat
under pressure feeling compelled, obligated, strongly encouraged to do something
- "There's no resentment underneath"
- "What are you doing on the floor, underneath your desk?"
- "Come and sit with me underneath my Christmas tree"
- "Susie : The past three days I've come into work, I've found Jean underneath my desk."
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