under ***** un·der

under ***** un·der
['ʌndə(r)]
1. prep
1) (beneath) sotto

under the table — sotto il tavolo

from under the bed — da sotto il letto

it's under there — sta lì sotto

under water — sott'acqua

the tunnel goes under the Channel — il tunnel passa sotto il Canale della Manica

2) (less than) meno di, (in rank, scale) al di sotto di

in under 2 hours — in meno di 2 ore

people under 50 (years old) — gente al di sotto dei 50 (anni)

under 20 people — meno di 20 persone

3) (fig: sb's leadership, sign of zodiac, letter in catalogue) sotto

under anaesthetic — sotto anestesia

under discussion/repair/construction — in discussione/riparazione/costruzione

to study under sb — studiare con qn or sotto la guida di qn

under the circumstances — date le circostanze

under the Romans — sotto i Romani

under a false name — sotto falso nome

he has 30 workers under him — ha 30 operai sotto di sé

4) (according to) secondo

under the new law — secondo quanto previsto dalla nuova legge

under British law they have done nothing wrong — in base alla legge britannica non hanno fatto nulla di male

2. adv
1) (beneath: position) sotto, (direction) sotto, di sotto

to be under — (under anaesthetic) essere sotto anestesia

2) (less) al di sotto, meno

girls of 14 and under — ragazze dai 14 anni in giù


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