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under preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (beneath)unter Präp
 The mechanic is working under the car.
 Der Mechaniker arbeitet unter dem Auto.
under preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (below the surface of)unter Präp
 The rock made a big splash and disappeared under the water.
 Der Stein machte einen großen Platscher und verschwand unter dem Wasser.
under preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (of lower rank) (Rang)unter Präp
 The general respects the people under him.
 Der General respektiert die Leute unter ihm.
under preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (less than)weniger als Adj + Konj
 The car costs under ten thousand.
 Das Auto kostet weniger als zehntausend.
under preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (behind)hinter Präp
  unter Präp
 Experts detected a simple drawing under the painting.
 Experten entdeckten eine einfache Zeichnung unter dem Gemälde.
 
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under,
under-
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
prefix (lacking)unter- Präf
 That car is under-powered.
under adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (on a lower level)untere Adj
 The under shelf is sagging from the weight of the books.
under adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." dated (class: subordinate)niedrig gestellt Adv + Adj
 He is an under official, with little authority.
under adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (lower in amount, degree)Unter- Präf
 The under dosage resulted in continued fever.
under adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (unconscious as result of anesthesia)bewusstlos Adj
  betäubt Adj
 While she was under, they removed her tonsils.
under advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (down) (umgangssprachlich)runter Adv
Anmerkung: zugehörend zu Verben wie untertauchen
 Let's go under and hunt for shells.
under advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (beneath)nach unten Präp + Adv
 The carpet belongs under, and the furniture on top of it.
under preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (while subject to)unter Präp
 Things improved under the reign of the queen.
under preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (subject to)unter Präp
 The product is still under warranty.
under preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (receiving care from)bei Präp
 My mother is under a new doctor now and says he's much more attentive.
under preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (for classification) (Kategorie)unter Präp
 What should I file these receipts under?
under preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (according to) (mit Bezug auf)unter Präp
 Under current rules, you have lots of power.
under preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (because of)unter Präp
  aufgrund Präp
 Under these circumstances we are content.
under preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (taking instruction from)bei Präp
 He studied under a master teacher.
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come under [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be categorized, grouped within)zu etwas gehören Präp + Vi
 This report comes under the heading of "Finance", so it can be filed in that folder.
dig out from under [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." US, figurative (complete accumulated tasks)durchschlagen Vr, sepa
  durchkämpfen Vr, sepa
 Once I've dug out from under this backlog of paperwork, you and I will celebrate by going out to lunch.
dig [sth] out from under [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (clear accumulated disorder, dirt)ausgraben Vt, sepa
  (Kindersprache)ausbuddeln Vt, sepa
 They had to dig their boat out from under the mud left by the flood.
down under advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." informal (in, to Australia, New Zealand)in Australien Präp + En
  nach Australien Präp + En
  in Neuseeland Präp + En
  nach Neuseeland Präp + En
 I'm moving to start a new life down under.
duck under [sth] vi + prep (plunge into water)in etwas untertauchen Präp + Vi, sepa
DUI nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, uncountable, written, initialism (driving under the influence)Trunkenheit am Steuer Rdw
  Alkohol- oder Drogenmissbrauch am Steuer Rdw
  (umgangssprachlich)Alkohol am Steuer Rdw
get under [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (go underneath [sth])unter etwas kommen Präp + Vi
 The dog dug a hole to get under the fence.
get under [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (reach underneath [sth])unter etwas kommen Präp + Vi
 It was raining and the damp got under the car bonnet.
get under [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (achieve lower score)unter etwas kommen Präp + Vi
 No matter how much I practice golf, I can't get under 85.
go under vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative (business: go into liquidation)in Konkurs gehen VP
 GM did go under, despite their claims.
go under [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] (figure: go lower than)unter etwas gehen Präp + Vi
go under the knife v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." informal (have surgery) (umgangssprachlich)unters Messer Kontr + Nn
 She is going under the knife on Tuesday.
keep [sth] under wraps v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative, informal (not reveal)unter Verschluss halten Rdw
  geheim halten Adj + Vt
 The company is keeping the latest model under wraps until the official launch.
keep [sth] under wraps v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (statue: cover up)abdecken Vt, sepa
  verdecken Vt
 The museum is keeping the statue under wraps while restoration work continues.
labor under [sth] (US),
labour under [sth] (UK)
vi + prep
used in expressions (mistakenly believe)in dem Irrglauben leben Rdw
  etwas fälschlicherweise glauben Adv + Vt
  fälschlicherweise von etwas ausgehen Rdw
Anmerkung: Commonly followed by: the illusion, the misapprehension, a mistaken belief, etc.
 The company is labouring under the illusion that it can take shortcuts to get the results it wants.
plow [sth] under (US),
plough [sth] under (UK)
vtr + adv
(bury under dirt by plowing)etwas mit dem Pflug eingraben Rdw
  (Landwirtschaft)etwas einackern Vt, sepa
plow [sb] under (US),
plough [sb] under (UK)
vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S]
figurative (overwhelm)jmdm überwältigen Vt, fix
put [sb] under vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (anaesthetize)eine Betäubung geben Rdw
  betäuben Vt
 Local anesthetics don't work on me, so the dentist has to put me under.
statement under oath nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] sworn to be true)Aussage unter Eid Rdw
  eidesstattliche Erklärung Adj + Nf
 If you make a false statement under oath, you can be charged with perjury.
tunnel through,
tunnel through [sth],
tunnel under,
tunnel under [sth],
tunnel into,
tunnel int
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(make a tunnel)graben Vi
  wühlen Vr
 Moles tunnel under the lawn and ruin its appearance.
 Maulwürfe graben im Rasen und ruinieren ihn.
under a spell advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in a trance)unter einem Zauber Rdw
  verzaubern Vt
  verfluchen Vt
 The wicked witch put the princess under a spell.
under a spell adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (entranced, enchanted)in den Bann gezogen Rdw
  hin und weg Rdw
  wie verzaubert sein Rdw
 Everyone who heard him speak fell under the spell of his rhetoric. I've been under her spell ever since I kissed her that first time.
under an hour advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (less than 60 minutes)weniger als eine Stunde Rdw
  nicht ganz eine Stunde Rdw
 It takes under an hour to fly from Seville to Madrid.
under consideration advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (being deliberated)überprüft werden V Part Perf + Hv
  in Betracht ziehen Rdw
 A new road is under consideration to reduce congestion. Your suggestions are currently under consideration.
under construction advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (currently being built)im Aufbau Präp + Nm
  in Bearbeitung Präp + Nf
 The new hospital is currently under construction. The website is under construction.
under control advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (being managed)unter Kontrolle Adv + Nf
 Don't worry, I've got everything under control here at the office.
under cover of [sth],
under the cover of [sth]
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
(concealed)unter dem Deckmantel Rdw
 Under cover of legitimate businesses, the Mob continued its illegal activities.
under cover of darkness,
under the cover of darkness
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
(by night)im Schutz der Dunkelheit Rdw
 The burglar entered by the window under cover of darkness.
be under fire advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (be criticized harshly)unter Beschuss stehen Rdw
under no circumstances advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (not for any reason)auf gar keinen Fall Rdw
  nie und nimmer Rdw
  niemals Adv
 Under no circumstances should Johnny eat sweets today.
under oath advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (having sworn to tell the truth)unter Eid Adv + Nm
 I was put under oath before I took the stand. Lying under oath is a form of perjury.
under par adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (unwell)hundeelend Adj
  nicht gut Adv + Adj
  schlecht Adj
 Alicia had the flu and was feeling under par.
under par adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (inferior, not up to standard)unter aller Sau Rdw
 I'm disappointed in your work: this project is really under par.
under pressure advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (subjected to coercion)unter Druck Präp + Nm
 He was under pressure to make a decision so he finally said "yes.".
under suspicion advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (suspected of a crime)unter Verdacht Adv + Nm
  verdächtigt V Part Perf
 The police are watching the house. I'm under suspicion of murder.
under the circumstances advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in view of the situation)unter diesen Umständen Rdw
  (formell)in Anbetracht der Situation Rdw
 Under the circumstances, we have no other choice but to expel John from school.
under-the-counter adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative (secret, illegal)schwarz Adj
  unter dem Ladentisch Rdw
  illegal Adj
 Alan had done an under-the-counter deal to obtain a supply of contraband cigarettes.
under the counter advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (secretly, illegally)schwarz Adj
  unter der Hand Rdw
 She was being paid under the counter so she avoided paying taxes.
under the eyes of [sb] preppreposition: Relates noun or pronoun to another element of sentence--for example, "a picture of John," "She walked from my house to yours." (observed)unter Beobachtung Adv + Nf
 Under the eyes of his tutor, James became the smartest kid in his school.
under the hammer advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (for sale at auction)unter den Hammer Rdw
  versteigert V Part Perf
 The building, which dates back to the 1870s, is to go under the hammer later this month.
under the law advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (from a legal point of view)nach dem Gesetz Rdw
under the table advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative, informal (secret, illegal)schwarz Adj
  unter der Hand Rdw
 The construction foreman pays his day laborers under the table.
under the table advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative, informal (drunk)besoffen Adj
  betrunken Adj
  (übertragen)blau Adj
 I don't really remember the party; I think I spent most of it under the table.
under the weather adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative, informal (unwell) (informell)hundeelend Adj
  nicht gut Adv + Adj
  schlecht Adj
  krank Adj
 I didn't go to work today because I was feeling under the weather.
 Ich bin heute nicht zur Arbeit gegangen, da es mir hundeelend ging.
under wraps advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (statue: covered)abgedeckt V Part Perf
  verhüllt V Part Perf
 The statue is being kept under wraps until Independence Day.
under wraps adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." figurative, informal (secret)geheim Adj
  im Geheimen Präp + Nn
  in aller Stille Rdw
 John and Mary's affair was under wraps for a very long time.
underachieve,
under-achieve
viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived."
(perform poorly)eine nicht so gute Leistung bringen Rdw
 Children from poor families are more likely to underachieve at school.
underage,
under-age
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(person: legally too young) (Gesetzgeber: Altersgrenze)minderjährig Adj
 It is against the law to buy alcohol for people who are underage.
underage,
under-age
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(act: involving a minor) (Sexualität)minderjährig Adj
 Underage sex is illegal in many countries.
undercover adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (agent, policeman: spying)verdeckt Adj
 An undercover agent agreed to sell him narcotics.
undercover adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (operation: secret, clandestine)geheim Adj
  Geheim- Präf
 The undercover operation was aimed at infiltrating terrorists.
undercover advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (operation: in secret)verdeckt Adv
 Police went undercover to learn how the bribery scheme worked.
underfoot,
under foot
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(on the ground, under one's feet)unter den Füßen Rdw
 Sharon liked the sound of snow crunching underfoot.
underqualified,
under-qualified
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(not enough qualifications)nicht qualifiziert genug Rdw
  unterqualifiziert Adj
  nicht ausreichend qualifiziert Rdw
underway,
under way
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(moving)unterwegs Adj
 Finally, everyone was in the car and we were underway.
underway,
under way
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(boat: moving in water) (Seefahrt)in Fahrt Präp + Nf
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un·der [ˈʌndə]
  • I präp
    • 1. allg unter (+dat oder +akk)
    • 2. Lage: unter (+dat), unterhalb von (oder +gen):
      from under … unter dem Tisch etc hervor;
      get out from under US sl
      a) sich herauswinden,
      b) den Verlust wettmachen

    • 3. Richtung: unter (+akk)
    • 4. unter (+dat), am Fuße von (oder +gen)
    • 5. zeitlich: unter (+dat), während: under his rule;
      under the Stuarts unter den Stuarts;
      under the date of unter dem Datum vom 1. Januar etc

    • 6. unter der Autorität, Führung etc: he fought under Wellington
    • 7. unter (+dat), unter dem Schutz von:
      under arms unter Waffen;
      under darkness im Schutz der Dunkelheit

    • 8. unter (+dat), geringer als, weniger als:
      persons under 40 (years of age) Personen unter 40 (Jahren);
      in under an hour in weniger als einer Stunde

    • 9. fig unter (+dat):
      under alcohol unter Alkohol;
      under an assumed name unter einem angenommenen Namen;
      under supervision unter Aufsicht

    • 10. gemäß, laut, nach: under the terms of the contract;
      claims under a contract Forderungen aus einem Vertrag

    • 11. in (+dat):
      under construction im Bau;
      under repair in Reparatur;
      under treatment MED in Behandlung

    • 12. bei: he studied physics under Maxwell
    • 13. mit:
      under sb’s signature mit jemandes Unterschrift, (eigenhändig) unterzeichnet von jemandem;
      under separate cover mit getrennter Post

  • II adv
  • III adj
    • 1. unter, Unter…
    • 2. unter, nieder, untergeordnet, Unter…
    • 3. nur in zssgn ungenügend, zu gering: an underdose
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