under the first painting it read, YESTERDAY PALESTINE; under the second, TODAY IRAQ.
If Tiger were under the influence of these drugs, his driving would certainly be compromised.
under law, the media regulation authority, Ofcom, can nix the takeover if the purchasers are not deemed “fit and proper persons.”
under the Patriot Act, the CIA is also a police force domestically.
The Iranian government is now under more pressure than ever before, and that pressure is increasing.
The day it is over I will meet you under any condition you choose to name.
Bill stopped abruptly, for Murphy's fist was under his nose.
The pony swung to the left and came to a halt close in under the bank.
under this stone, or under this sill, Or under this turf, &c.
This occupation, under the circumstances, supplied every kind of diversion.
Old English under, from Proto-Germanic *under- (cf. Old Frisian under, Dutch onder, Old High German untar, German unter, Old Norse undir, Gothic undar), from PIE *ndhero- "lower" (cf. Sanskrit adhah "below;" Avestan athara- "lower;" Latin infernus "lower," infra "below").
Notion of "subordination" was present in Old English Also used in Old English as a preposition meaning "between, among," as still in under these circumstances, etc. (though this may be an entirely separate root; see understand). Productive as a prefix in Old English, as in German and Scandinavian. Under the table is from 1921 in the sense of "very drunk," 1940s in sense of "illegal." To get something under (one's) belt is from 1954; to keep something under (one's) hat "secret" is from 1885; to have something under (one's) nose "in plain sight" is from 1540s; to speak under (one's) breath "in a low voice" is attested from 1832. To be under (someone's) thumb "entirely controlled" is recorded from 1754.