the underground


: a group of people who secretly work to oppose or overthrow a government

Examples of the underground in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Last month, city officials red-tagged the administration building that sits not far from Wayfarers Chapel, and as of Monday, all the underground services for the site, including electricity, water, sewer and gas, were broken and unusable, officials said. Grace Toohey, Los Angeles Times, 14 May 2024 As psychedelics move from the underground to mainstream medicine, clinicians aspiring to work in the field are inducing altered states with deep breathing. Ernesto Londoño Meridith Kohut, New York Times, 12 May 2024 We were emailed a QR code to use for complimentary parking in the underground parking garage, then checked in at a station to receive our reservation time slots. Rachel Bernhard, Journal Sentinel, 9 May 2024 This helped accelerate the diffusion of information from the underground into the mainstream, not only providing sophisticated consumers with an exciting stream of unfamiliar ideas but also breathing new life into mass culture. W. David Marx, The Atlantic, 1 May 2024 At the same time, my first band [the Boys Next Door, which eventually became the Birthday Party] was starting to do well in the underground scene in Melbourne. Michael Snyder, New York Times, 18 Apr. 2024 The district will reimburse the city $2.2 million, which will cover the cost of the underground pipe and its location under the roadway. Judith Prieve, The Mercury News, 17 Apr. 2024 The Harriet Tubman Effect utilizes the historical strategies of the underground railroad and the Combahee River Raid to inspire their present-day work. Hilary Tetenbaum, USA TODAY, 13 Apr. 2024 Iran’s nuclear inner sanctum One of the profound changes envisioned by the architects of the JCPOA was the transformation of the underground facility known formally as the Fordow Fuel Enrichment Plant. Joby Warrick, Washington Post, 10 Apr. 2024

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“The underground.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 27 May. 2024.

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