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under in English:

1. control control


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control panel
When the flight crew has their aircraft under control, everything is working normally and yet it still crashes into the ground, that's CFIT.
As much as 90 percent of happiness comes from elements such as attitude, life control and relationships.
Herbal supplements sold in drugstores have poor quality control and high content variability.
During prohibition days, racketeers used to rub each other out to get control of the rum-running racket.
Liberty, as we all know, cannot flourish in a country that is permanently on a war footing, or even a near war footing. Permanent crisis justifies permanent control of everybody and everything by the agencies of central government.
A device implanted in the spinal cord, dubbed the Orgasmotron, allows female patients to experience orgasm with the flick of a remote control.
Water law is the field of law dealing with the ownership, control, and use of water as a resource.
Definition a control group is a set of people in an experiment who do not receive the medicine that is being tested, so that researchers can compare what happens to them with what happens to the people who do try the new medicine
If you have a positive attitude, you are looking for ways to solve the problems that you can solve, and you are letting go of the things over which you have no control.
Effective use of disinfectant is an important subject in relation to infection control in hospitals.
To control a class calls for all your skills as a teacher.

English word "under"(control) occurs in sets:

prepositions sritions

2. arrest arrest


They chased the man to arrest him.
We used emergency measures to revive the cardiac arrest patient.
He resisted arrest violently.
Tom was afraid that the police might want to arrest him.
The police arrested Hannah.
house arrest
The suspect was arrested yesterday morning.
fall arrest scaffolds must normally be a maximum of 3.00 m below the unprotected edge;
They were arrested and taken to a police station.
Police raided the store at dawn, arresting six men and seizing hundreds of pirated CDs.
He arrived at his local police station and said, 'Please, arrest me again.'
You're under arrest for riding an ugly horse!
They failed to arrest the company's decline.
The drug is used to arrest the spread of the disease.
No one shall be subjected to arbitrary arrest, detention or exile.

3. under


under the bed
Under the circumstances, bankruptcy is inevitable.
Under the new law, husbands can take days off to care for their children.
You are under no obligation to divulge that information.
She wished for a more relaxing life, but that was impossible under the circumstances.
The area was cordoned off while fire fighters tried to keep the blaze under control.
She's been living for the last five years under an assumed name.
A lot of companies are going under lately because banks are so tight with their money.
Japan came under American pressure to open its financial market.
Work and play are words used to describe the same thing under differing conditions.
I have struggled under extreme difficulties for a long time.
By freeing thought from its object, Descartes made it possible to view the latter in strictly mechanical terms, reopening the way to science, suffocated for more than fifteen centuries under religious nonsense.
Bear in mind that, under such circumstances, we have no alternative but to find another buyer.
I hear the governor's been getting money under the table from tobacco companies.
People under eighteen aren't supposed to buy alcoholic drinks.

English word "under"(under) occurs in sets:

ANG - VI klasa - 03 prepositions of place
Ewa: Jump with Joey 1

4. pod


Those twins look like two peas in a pod.
Sprawdź pod łóżkiem.
Nie kładź klucza pod wycieraczkę.
Orcas hunt in their pods
Chłopiec schował się pod stołem.
The butterfly emerged from the pod.
Mysz jest pod kartonem
His whole family is like that. They're like peas in a pod.

5. discussion


The discussion was heated.
You'd better avoid discussion of religion and politics.
After a heated discussion, a compromise was adopted. Smokers will be allowed to smoke in the smoking corner.
The compromise which permits a smoker to smoke in the smoking corner was born after heated discussion.
The teacher may say nothing, grading the students on how much they participate, what they add to the discussion, and their leadership of it.
Discussion is based upon mutual respect.
Hey, we're trying to have a serious discussion here so I'd appreciate it if you wouldn't butt in so irresponsibly.
A discussion of the proposal seems to be in order.
Discussion continued in the Foreign Ministry over social integration and the policy of accepting foreigners in Japan.
In this paper I limit the discussion to Emmet's 'dyad' style in his works from 1995.
The discussion produced a great deal of noise, but no forward motion.
Godwin's law teaches us that any infinite discussion about an arbitrary subject converges to a Nazi comparison.
Instead, I will turn to a discussion of the two economic variables I defined a moment ago.
I have tried to compile the ideas that you proposed prior to the meeting, so that we can use them as the base for the discussion.

6. on


It's so hot that you could cook an egg on the hood of a car.
If you don't want to put on sunscreen, that's your problem. Just don't come complaining to me when you get a sunburn.
on the table
I think it's dangerous to climb a mountain on a day when it's stormy.
We pigged out on pizza and chicken at lunchtime.
The background check on Tom turned up suspiciously little.
Tom boiled some eggs on the rocket stove that he had just built.
Tom lives on a farm with his wife, Mary, not too far from Boston.
You walk on and I'll catch up with you later.
He knows that his critics are waiting to pounce on any slip that he makes.
People often lie about what they did on the weekend, so their friends won't realize how boring they really are.
Even though there were many cookies on the dish, I only ate three.
A bust of Aristotle stands on a pedestal in the entryway.
If it's okay for her to buy a knife, then why on earth can't I?
On Friday evenings, a group of us with spouses working overseas meet at Chuck's Bar and Grill.

7. sub


We had a sub in school today.
Listen Jack. Could you sub for me next Monday?
I have to renew my sub to a scifi magazine.

8. circumstances


Circumstances have changed.
Happiness and success in life do not depend on our circumstances, but on our efforts.
The massacre in Norway and the recent rebellion and the booty in England, are dreadful in consideration of the circumstances that the world drifted into.
Due to ill-health of the web-manager, loss of motivation and other circumstances I have decided that it is not possible to continue.
Although he was in such circumstances, he made his way by himself.
Long before Darwin's theory of evolution, Buffon had surmised that species evolved very slowly under different material circumstances.
At present a very great number of people are seeking to participate and, depending on circumstances, up to a month ahead is fully booked.
A word is not a crystal, transparent and unchanging, it is the skin of a living thought and may vary greatly in colour and content according to the circumstances and time in which it is used.
The dump was surrounded by a high wire fence - no entry at any other time under any circumstances.
You can say that the circumstances were thus in the period leading up to the declaration of war.
1. But circumstances are not always ideal. / 2. So, even in other circumstances, it would have been a disaster. / 3. Under the circumstances, I'm afraid that's impossible.
Ordinarily, this was not a problem, but in the circumstances it could not have been worse.

English word "under"(circumstances) occurs in sets:

Semestr 1 - Unit 02 (collocations)

9. tutorship



10. not enough



11. in pursuance of



English word "under"(in pursuance of) occurs in sets:

alternatives (2)

12. pursuant to



13. pressure


Reynolds' blood pressure is dangerously high, especially when he's mad.
under pressure
I know that you're strong, but political pressure will be stronger.
However, maybe from the sudden change in pressure when you put them, having your ears pop is a problem.
Human rights groups are putting pressure on authoritarian governments.
It has happened that people sleeping with the fan on have experienced a freezing of the stomach, as well as a local air pressure stress leading them to feel unwell.
The Prime Minister became all the more popular because he never gave way to pressure from the neighboring country.
And in many countries, where the animals are already under pressure because their homes are being destroyed by agriculture, things can get even worse.
In other aspects, the results of Laowang's health examination were all quite normal; it was just that his blood pressure was a bit high.
We should bear in mind that only relaxed people living without too much pressure and worry have a chance to keep healthy.
The pressure of international competition in the motor industry is very strong.
The pressure that such a pool of magma exerts on the crust above has lifted Yellowstone and its surrounding territory about half a kilometre higher than they would otherwise be.
I don’t like it when people put too much pressure on me to buy something.
Although the pressure of studying at the University of Cambridge is very high, many students still have time to go out and have fun.

14. the impression



15. over


I ache all over.
I had stage fright at first, but I got over it quickly.
I'll turn over a new leaf and study English very hard.
Can I switch over from a sightseeing visa to a business one?
Even if you go far away, let's keep in touch with each other over the phone.
Millions of people all over the world knew about Rev. Martin Luther King and his beliefs.
Over the last month, I have eaten Chinese, French, Italian, Greek, Hungarian and Mexican food.
Tom brought way too much food, so there was some left over.
If he keeps drifting aimlessly, his late father will turn over in his grave.
I miss you. I need to see you. Could I come over?
Anyone over eighteen years of age counts as an adult.
School being over, we went swimming in the pool.
Although rainforests make up only two percent of the earth's surface, over half the world's wild plant, animal and insect species live there.
The front wheel plays an important role in two-wheeled vehicles moving without falling over.
I admit he's smart, but does he have to talk over everyone's heads all the time?

English word "under"(over) occurs in sets:

Opposite words - Examples of Antonyms

16. below


See below.
The reason why we cannot support his view will be given below.
An office building, with 22 stories above ground and 2 below, is under construction.
Large-scale surface currents are already known to exist, and major currents below the ocean surface, too, are being found.
Below, you can read the instructions you will be given during the final exam.
Use interrogative pronouns to rewrite the sentences below; if you need to, you can add or remove a few words.
The explanation below was achieved by comparing and contrasting a variety of different theories.
You are in a narrow rocky shaft. There is some light shining from far above. Below you is the cave you started in. What do you do now?
Between Heaven above and Hell below is a place called Earth.
I'm teaching basic participial constructions now, but, with regard to those below, what different ways of translating them would everybody use?
Kori walked downwards as much as she could and ended up five stories below ground level.
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English word "under"(below) occurs in sets:

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