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English definition of “go under”

go under

informal
If a company goes under, it is unsuccessful and has to stop doing business : Thousands of companies went under during the recession .Starting, succeeding and failing in business Grammar:UnderUnder is a preposition. When we use under as a preposition, it is similar to below. We use under to talk about something that is below or lower than something else:
(Definition of go under from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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