“under the”

The following 28 entries include the term under the.

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under-the-counter

adjective

: surreptitious and usually irregular or illicit

under-the-table

adjective

: covert and usually unlawful

be under the impression

idiom

: to have an idea or belief that is usually not clear or certain

drink (someone) under the table

idiom

: to drink more alcohol than (someone else) without becoming extremely drunk, unconscious, etc.

drive under the influence

idiom

: to drive while drunk

go under the knife

idiom

: have a medical operation : have surgery

sweep (something) under the carpet

idiom

: to hide (something that is illegal, embarrassing, or wrong)

sweep (something) under the rug

idiom

: to hide (something that is illegal, embarrassing, or wrong)

under the auspices of

idiom

: with the help and support of (someone or something)

under the authority of

idiom

: with the permission of (someone in power)

under the banner of

idiom

: with a particular slogan

under the big top

idiom

: in a circus

under the circumstances

idiom

: in this specific situation

under the control of

idiom

: under the direction or control of

under the cosh

idiom

: in a difficult situation

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