underfoot Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “underfoot” in the English Dictionary

"underfoot" in British English

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uk   /ˌʌn.dəˈfʊt/  us   /-dɚ-/
under ​yourfeet as you ​walk; on the ​ground: The ​grass was ​cool and ​pleasant underfoot. Many ​people were trampled/​crushed underfoot when the ​policetried to ​break up the ​demonstration.
(Definition of underfoot from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"underfoot" in American English

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underfootadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˌʌn·dərˈfʊt/
under ​yourfeet as you ​walk: The ​grassfeltpleasant and ​cool underfoot. The ​catkeeps getting underfoot (= in the way).
(Definition of underfoot from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “underfoot”
in Spanish debajo de los pies, en el suelo…
in Vietnamese ở dưới chân…
in Malaysian di tanah…
in Thai ที่อยู่ใต้เท้า…
in French par terre…
in German am Boden…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在脚下, 在地上…
in Turkish ayak altındaki, basılan, yerdeki…
in Russian под ногами…
in Indonesian di bawah kaki…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在腳下, 在地上…
in Polish pod stopami lub nogami…
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