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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2019:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
IngleseItaliano
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)sotto prep
 The mechanic is working under the car.
 Il meccanico sta lavorando sotto la macchina.
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)sotto prep
 The rock made a big splash and disappeared under the water.
 La pietra ha fatto un grande tonfo ed è scomparsa sott'acqua.
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)sotto, al di sotto di prep
 The general respects the people under him.
 Il generale rispetta le persone al di sotto di lui.
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)meno di prep
 The car costs under ten thousand.
 La macchina costa meno di diecimila.
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)sotto, dietro prep
 Experts detected a simple drawing under the painting.
 Gli esperti hanno trovato un disegno semplice sotto il dipinto.
 
Traduzioni aggiuntive
IngleseItaliano
under,
under-
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
prefix (lacking)insufficiente, scarso, poco, ridotto agg
  sotto-, sub-
 That car is under-powered.
 Questa macchina ha scarsa potenza.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. I costi del progetto erano molto sottostimati.
under adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (on a lower level)inferiore agg
 The under shelf is sagging from the weight of the books.
 La mensola inferiore si piega sottto il peso dei libri.
under adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." dated (class: subordinate)sotto-
 He is an under official, with little authority.
 È un sottufficiale, ha pochi poteri.
under adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (lower in amount, degree)insufficiente, scarso, poco, ridotto agg
 The under dosage resulted in continued fever.
 Il dosaggio insufficiente ha causato febbre prolungata.
under adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (unconscious as result of anesthesia) (per anestesia)incosciente vtr
 While she was under, they removed her tonsils.
 Mentre era incosciente le rimossero le tonsille.
under advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (down)giù, sotto, disotto avv
  di sotto loc avv
 Let's go under and hunt for shells.
 Andiamo giù in cerca di conchiglie.
under advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (beneath)sotto, disotto avv
  di sotto loc avv
 The carpet belongs under, and the furniture on top of it.
 Il tappeto sta sotto, e i mobili sopra di esso.
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)sotto, durante prep
 Things improved under the reign of the queen.
 Le cose migliorarono sotto il governo della regina.
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)soggetto a, in prep
 The product is still under warranty.
 Il prodotto è ancora in garanzia.
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)essere seguito da, essere curato da vi
 My mother is under a new doctor now and says he's much more attentive.
 Mia madre è seguita da un nuovo dottore e dice che è molto più sollecito.
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)sotto prep
 What should I file these receipts under?
 Sotto che cosa devo archiviare queste fatture?
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)secondo prep
 Under current rules, you have lots of power.
 Secondo le nuove regole, hai molti poteri.
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)in prep
 Under these circumstances we are content.
 In queste circostanze, siamo soddisfatti.
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)con, da prep
 He studied under a master teacher.
 Ha studiato con un maestro.
  Manca qualcosa di importante? Segnala un errore o suggerisci miglioramenti

WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2019:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
IngleseItaliano
admission under duress nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: coerced)ammissione sotto coercizione, confessione forzata nf
be under evaluation v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be tested or assessed)essere sotto esame, essere allo studio vi
 The new plan is under evaluation for its cost effectiveness.
 Il rapporto costo benefici del nuovo progetto è sotto esame.
be under guarantee v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be covered by a warranty)essere in garanzia vi
 I didn't have to pay for repairs because the washing machine was still under guarantee.
 Non ho dovuto pagare la riparazione perché la lavatrice era ancora in garanzia.
be under review v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be examined or reconsidered)essere sotto esame vi
  essere esaminato, essere riesaminato v
  essere in fase di revisione vi
 The proposed changes to the law are still under review.
 I cambiamenti alla legge proposti sono ancora sotto esame.
be under the impression,
be under the impression that
v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end."
(with clause: believing, sensing) (percepire)avere l'impressione vtr
be under warranty v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be covered by a written guarantee)essere in garanzia vi
 My computer worked great as long as it was under warranty; then it died a month after the warranty expired.
 Il mio computer funzionava benissimo finché era in garanzia; poi è morto un mese dopo che la garanzia è scaduta.
buckle 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." informal (give in)cedere, mollare, crollare vi
  arrendersi v rif
 I finally buckled under and quit the organization.
 Alla fine ho ceduto e sono uscito dall'organizzazione.
 Alla fine mi sono arreso e sono uscito dall'organizzazione.
buckle under the strain v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (give in to stress)farsi sopraffare dallo stress v rif
build a fire under [sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (prompt to take action or work faster) (figurato)pungolare vtr
  (figurato: volgare)mettere il pepe al culo vtr
call [sb] every name under the sun v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (repeatedly insult [sb](informale)ricoprire [qlcn] di insulti vtr
 You can call me every name under the sun, but it doesn't change the situation one bit.
 Puoi ricoprirmi di insulti quanto vuoi, ma non cambia la situazione di tanto così.
case under consideration nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (law: jury or judge)causa in esame, procedimento in esame, caso in esame nf, nm
chuck [sb] under the chin v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (tap [sb]'s chin affectionately) (gesto affettuoso)dare un buffetto sotto al mento vtr
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)classificare, assegnare a una categoria vtr
  rientrare in, far parte di vi
 This report comes under the heading of "Finance", so it can be filed in that folder.
 Questo rapporto è classificato con l'intestazione "Finanza", quindi si può archiviare in quella cartella.
 Questo rapporto rientra nell'intestazione di "Finanza", quindi può essere archiviato in quella cartella.
come under v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (be exposed to, suffer)essere sottoposto a [qlcs], essere sotto [qlcs] vi
 The squadron came under attack. The policy came under intense scrutiny.
come under fire for [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be criticized harshly)essere bersagliato dalle critiche vi
  essere pesantemente contestato, essere pesantemente criticato vi
creep 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] (crawl beneath)strisciare sotto [qlcs] vi
 When the thunder started the dog crept under the bed and stayed there until it stopped.
 Quando è iniziato il temporale il cane è strisciato sotto il letto e ci è rimasto finché non è finito.
cut the ground from under [sth/sb] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (make invalid, refute) (una tesi o un'argomentazione)demolire, smontare vtr
  (una tesi o un'argomentazione)confutare vtr
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) (compiti, attività)smaltire [qlcs] vtr
 Once I've dug out from under this backlog of paperwork, you and I will celebrate by going out to lunch.
 Non appena smaltisco tutto questo arretrato di scartoffie noi due andiamo a pranzo per festeggiare.
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) (scavando)tirare [qlcs] fuori da sotto [qlcs], estrarre [qlcs] da sotto [qlcs] vtr
 They had to dig their boat out from under the mud left by the flood.
 Hanno dovuto tirare fuori la barca dal fango lasciato dall'alluvione.
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 Australia
 I'm moving to start a new life down under.
 Vado in Australia e ricomincio da zero.
driving under the influence nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (operating a vehicle while drunk)guida in stato di ebbrezza nf
duck under [sth],
duck behind [sth]
vi + prep
(dive, hide)tuffarsi sotto, buttarsi sotto, gettarsi sotto v rif
 To avoid saying hello, he ducked under a desk.
 Pur di evitare di salutare si è tuffato sotto la scrivania.
duck under [sth] vi + prep (plunge into water)immergersi in [qlcs] vi
DUI nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. US, uncountable, written, initialism (driving under the influence)guida in stato di ebbrezza nf
 La patente di Morty è stata sospesa per guida in stato di ebbrezza.
fall under [sth] vi + prep (drop, tumble beneath) (a qualcosa)finire sotto, cadere sotto vi
fall 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] (be categorized within)venire classificato come, essere classificato come vi
  (entro una categoria o gruppo)ricadere vi
fall 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] (come within control, jurisdiction of)essere sotto [qlcs] vi
from under [sb]'s nose,
right from under [sb]'s nose,
from under [sb]'s very nose
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
figurative (in full view of [sb](evidente)davanti al naso loc avv
  in piena vista loc avv
get out from under v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative, informal (get out of a difficult situation)cavarsela v rif
get out from under [sth] v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative, informal (get out of: a difficult situation)cavarsela da [qlcs] v rif
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](spostarsi)passare sotto vtr
 The dog dug a hole to get under the fence.
 Il cane ha scavato una buca per passare sotto la staccionata.
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) (punteggio)andare sotto a vi
  (punteggio)fare meno di vtr
 No matter how much I practice golf, I can't get under 85.
 Non importa quanto mi alleni a golf, non riesco a fare meno di 85.
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])andare sotto a vi
  (andare)finire sotto a vtr
 It was raining and the damp got under the car bonnet.
 Stava piovendo e l'umidità finì sotto il tettuccio della macchina.
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)fallire, andare in bancarotta, fare bancarotta vi
 GM did go under, despite their claims.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. A causa della crisi, le ditte meno solide sono fallite.
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)andare sotto [qlcs] vi
go under the hammer v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be offered for sale at auction)andare all'asta vi
  essere messo all'asta v
  essere venduto all'asta v
 The building, which dates back to the 1870s, is to go under the hammer later this month.
 L'edificio, che risale agli anni '70 dell'Ottocento, andrà all'asta alla fine di questo mese.
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) (informale)andare sotto i ferri vi
 She is going under the knife on Tuesday.
 This sentence is not a translation of the original sentence. Per operare mi serve un bisturi.
have [sth] under your belt v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative, informal (have achieved, acquired [sth](figurato, informale)avere [qlcs] in saccoccia vtr
 Evie's got three college degrees under her belt.
hide your light under a bushel v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (conceal your talents)tenere nascosto il proprio talento vtr
hot under the collar adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." slang, figurative (angry, agitated) (informale)andare su tutte le furie vi
  (figurato, informale)perdere le staffe vtr
 He got very hot under the collar when I politely suggested he might be mistaken.
 Quando gli ho fatto notare davanti a tutti i suoi impiegati che aveva sbagliato di grosso, è andato su tutte le furie.
keep [sth/sb] under [sth] vtr + prep (keep [sth] beneath [sth])tenere [qlcs/qlcn] sotto [qlcs] vtr
keep [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." (keep under oppression)opprimere, perseguitare vtr
  (idiomatico)tenere sotto scacco vtr
keep [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 (keep under anesthesia)tenere sotto anestesia vtr
keep [sb/sth] under close watch v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (monitor [sth], [sb] constantly)tenere sotto stretto controllo vtr
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)mantenere segreto, tenere segreto, tenere nascosto vtr
  tenere sotto silenzio vtr
 The company is keeping the latest model under wraps until the official launch.
 La compagnia sta mantenendo il silenzio sull'ultimo modello fino al lancio ufficiale.
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)coprire, ricoprire vtr
 The museum is keeping the statue under wraps while restoration work continues.
 Il museo ha coperto la statua durante i lavori di restauro.
keep [sth] under your hat v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative, informal (keep [sth] secret)tenere [qlcs] per sé vtr
knuckle 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." (acquiesce)acconsentire vi
labor under [sth] (US),
labour under [sth] (UK)
vi + prep
used in expressions (mistakenly believe)avere l'erronea convinzione che
Nota: 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.
 La compagnia ha l'erronea convinzione di poter prendere delle scorciatoie per raggiungere i risultati desiderati.
let the grass grow under your feet v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (delay action) (idiomatico: rimandare)aspettare l'arrivo del Messia vi
  rimandare vtr
  far passare il tempo vtr
Nota: Often used with a negative, as advice to take action.
on sufferance,
under sufferance
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(unwillingly)a malincuore loc avv
plow [sth] under (US),
plough [sth] under (UK)
vtr + adv
(bury under dirt by plowing) (arando)sotterrare vtr
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)soverchiare vtr
  (figurato)schiacciare, distruggere vtr
pull [sth] 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." (tide: drag beneath the water)trascinare qn sotto vtr
 The strong tide pulled the young girl under and she drowned.
 La forte corrente ha trascinato sotto la ragazzina e l'ha fatta affogare.
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)addormentare, anestetizzare vtr
 Local anesthetics don't work on me, so the dentist has to put me under.
 Gli anestetici locali non funzionano su di me, quindi il dentista deve anestetizzarmi completamente.
put [sth] under the hammer v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." often passive (offer for sale at auction)mettere [qlcs] all'asta vtr
six feet under adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (dead and buried)morto e sepolto agg
six feet under advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in one's grave)sottoterra avv
stand up 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] (withstand: scrutiny, etc.)resistere a vi
  superare vtr
statement under oath nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] sworn to be true)affermazione sotto giuramento nf
 If you make a false statement under oath, you can be charged with perjury.
 Se si fa un'affermazione falsa sotto giuramento, si può essere accusati di spergiuro.
take [sb] under your wing v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (protect, guide) (figurato: proteggere)tenere [qlcn] sotto la propria ala vtr
  prendere sotto la propria protezione vtr
under a cloud of suspicion,
under a cloud
advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down."
(suspected of guilt, mistrusted)nell'ombra del sospetto loc avv
  in un'aura di sospetto loc avv
 He was under a cloud of suspicion.
under a spell advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in a trance)sotto incantesimo
 The wicked witch put the princess under a spell.
 La strega malvagia ha posto la principessa sotto incantesimo.
under a spell adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (entranced, enchanted)incantato agg
 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.
 Tutti quelli che lo sentivano parlare restavano incantati dalla sua retorica. Sono incantato da lei fin da quando l'ho baciata per la prima volta.
under active consideration advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (being deliberated)in attenta considerazione
 Thank you for submitting your resume for the job position; your credentials are under active consideration.
under advisement advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (into consideration)in considerazione nf
 I hope he will take the new information under advisement.
 Spero che prenderanno in considerazione le nuove informazioni.
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)meno di un'ora
 It takes under an hour to fly from Seville to Madrid.
 Per andare da Siviglia a Madrid in aereo ci vuole meno di un'ora.
under arms advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (ready for armed combat) (al fronte, in guerra)sotto le armi avv
under arrest adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (taken into police custody)in arresto, in stato di arresto loc agg
under attack advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (subjected to physical aggression)sotto assedio, sotto attacco avv
 They became aware that the castle was under attack.
 Si resero conto che il castello era sotto assedio.
under attack advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." figurative (subjected to criticism)sotto attacco
 His critique of the policy is under attack from the conservatives.
 La sua critica al provvedimento è sotto attacco da parte dei conservatori.
under close surveillance advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (being watched intently)sotto stretta sorveglianza avv
 The government kept the official under close surveillance.
 I prigionieri mafiosi sono sotto stretta sorveglianza.
under close surveillance adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (watched intently)sotto stretta sorveglianza
under compulsion advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (as an obligation)dietro costrizione, per obbligo
 Confessions obtained under compulsion are illegal.
under consideration advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (being deliberated)in analisi, in esame
 A new road is under consideration to reduce congestion. Your suggestions are currently under consideration.
 È in esame una nuova strada per snellire il traffico. I vostri suggerimenti vengono presi in esame.
under construction advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (currently being built)in costruzione
 The new hospital is currently under construction. The website is under construction.
 Attualmente il nuovo ospedale è in costruzione. La pagina web è in costruzione.
under control advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (being managed)sotto controllo
 Don't worry, I've got everything under control here at the office.
 Non preoccuparti, qui in ufficio ho tutto sotto controllo.
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)sotto la copertura di
  nascosto da, protetto da agg
 Under cover of legitimate businesses, the Mob continued its illegal activities.
 Sotto la copertura del negozio, il gangster continuava le sue attività criminali.
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)con il favore delle tenebre, con il favore del buio loc avv
 The burglar entered by the window under cover of darkness.
under detention advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (in custody)sotto detenzione
under discussion advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (subject: being debated)in discussione loc avv
under escort advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (with armed accompaniment)sotto scorta
be under fire v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." figurative (be criticized harshly) (figurato)essere attaccato, essere massacrato vi
  (figurato)essere sotto tiro vi
under indictment adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (law: formally charged)in stato d'accusa loc agg
  (diritto, formale)iscritto nel registro degli indagati agg
under lock and key advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (to or in prison) (chiuso a chiave)sotto chiave, sottochiave avv
 This type of deviant behaviour will get you put under lock and key.
 Dopo la rapina lo misero sotto chiave.
under lock and key adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (person: in prison) (in galera)dietro le sbarre
 He's under lock and key after he committed that robbery last year.
under lock and key adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (thing: locked away)sotto chiave
 I want you to stop overspending so I put your credit card under lock and key.
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)in nessun caso, in alcun caso
 Under no circumstances should Johnny eat sweets today.
 Oggi Johnny non deve in alcun caso mangiare dei dolci.
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)sotto giuramento
 I was put under oath before I took the stand. Lying under oath is a form of perjury.
 Prima di testimoniare sono stato posto sotto giuramento. Mentire sotto giuramento è una forma di spergiuro.
under obligation advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (compulsorily)obbligato agg
 If we sign the treaty, we are under obligation to reduce pollution by 10% in 10 years.
under par adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." informal (unwell) (informale: leggermente indisposto)stare così così vi
  sentirsi così così v rif
 Alicia had the flu and was feeling under par.
 Alicia aveva l'influenza e stava così così.
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)scadente, mediocre agg
  sotto la media
  inferiore alla media agg
 I'm disappointed in your work: this project is really under par.
 Sono deluso dal tuo lavoro: questo progetto è davvero mediocre.
under penalty of,
on penalty of
exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own."
formal (risking punishment by)sotto pena di
Nota: Used in legal documents.
 We declare under penalty of perjury that these statements are correct.
 Dichiariamo sotto pena di spergiuro che queste affermazioni sono corrette.
under pressure advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (subjected to coercion)sotto pressione avv
 He was under pressure to make a decision so he finally said "yes.".
 Era sotto pressione da una settimana ma alla fine ha detto sì.
under sail advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (nautical: sailing, in motion)a vela loc avv
under [sb]'s wing exprexpression: Prepositional phrase, adverbial phrase, or other phrase or expression--for example, "behind the times," "on your own." figurative (under [sb]'s mentoring or protection) (figurato: protezione)sotto l'ala di [qlcn]
under seal advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (legal: off public record) (documento)riservato agg
  (documento)sotto sigillo loc agg
  (documento)non accessibile al pubblico loc agg
under secretary,
undersecretary,
under-secretary
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
US (subordinate to principal secretary)sottosegretario, sottosegretaria nm, nf
Nota: Often Under Secretary, Under-Secretary, or Undersecretary.
under siege advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (being surrounded and attacked)sotto assedio
 The city was under siege for months before its people finally surrendered.
 La città è stata sotto assedio per mesi prima che la popolazione si arrendesse.
under supervision advadverb: Describes a verb, adjective, adverb, or clause--for example, "come quickly," "very rare," "happening now," "fall down." (being watched or monitored)sotto la supervisione
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