from below


: from a lower place
I felt a draft from below.

Examples of from below in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Today, the Orioles are locked in a September battle with the Rays for the division title — while their higher-spending peers watch from below. Hayes Gardner, Baltimore Sun, 14 Sep. 2023 Around the 40-second mark, the shark attacks its prey from below and the seal flies completely out of the water, spinning and backflipping through the air. Dac Collins, Outdoor Life, 30 Aug. 2023 The warming ocean seeps underneath the ice and melts it from below. Sarah Kaplan, Washington Post, 29 Aug. 2023 Castle, on a Zoom call from Wisconsin, had her hair in a loose bun, and her iPad camera was angled up from below her chin. Sarah Larson, The New Yorker, 4 Sep. 2023 In this study of Belgium, France, Germany, and the United Kingdom, Mares argues that limits on electoral corruption were not produced by a popular uprising from below but rather by splits among elites themselves. Andrew Moravcsik, Foreign Affairs, 22 Aug. 2023 Working from a concept that originated in part with executive producer Jon M. Chu, the action starts with gloved hands reaching up from below a giant table to portray the dancing cutlery as the musician H.E.R., playing Belle, watches on. Esther Zuckerman, The Hollywood Reporter, 12 Aug. 2023 By his count, U.S. debt as a share of gross domestic product soared to 113% of the U.S. annual economic output from below 60% in 2007. Christiaan Hetzner, Fortune, 4 Aug. 2023 In many areas, water pumped from below the surface is too salty to drink, the result of dwindling water, agricultural runoff, and untreated waste. Alissa J. Rubin,, 30 July 2023 See More

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“From below.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 25 Sep. 2023.

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