beneath

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/bɪˈniːθ/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/bɪˈniθ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(bi nēth, -nēᵺ)


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beneath

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
  1. [hiding, resting] just beneath the surface (of)
  2. [water, rage] boiling beneath the surface
  3. beneath the Earth's [surface, crust, core]
  4. Have you looked beneath the [bed, table]?
  5. [sit, sleep, lie, rest] beneath a tree
  6. was [trapped, crushed, stuck] beneath [a fallen tree, an avalanche]
  7. could be (right) beneath our feet
  8. beneath the [city, monastery, streets]
  9. found [Greek, Roman] ruins beneath the [city]
  10. is directly beneath [us, the building]
  11. just beneath the [crest, top] of the hill
  12. [curled, huddled, cuddled] beneath the [blanket, sheets]
  13. have to live beneath the same roof
  14. her [feet, legs] gave way beneath her
  15. [collapsed, gave way, buckled] beneath the [weight, stress] of
  16. the ground is [soil] with [limestone] beneath
  17. in order to expose the [muscle, bedrock] beneath
  18. looked (out the window) at the [people, scene, crowd] beneath
  19. looked down to the [valleys, river, lake] beneath
  20. can be [found, seen] beneath the [ground, ice, snow]
  21. it is beneath me to [clean, get my hands dirty]
  22. it would not be beneath him to [cheat, lie, steal]
  23. is (not) beneath her dignity
  24. his [remarks, comments, insults] are beneath contempt
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