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underneath

preposition, adverb uk   /ˌʌn.dəˈniːθ/  us   /-dɚ-/
B1 under or below: The tunnel goes right underneath the city. They found a bomb underneath the car. Underneath that shy exterior, she's actually a very warm person. He was wearing a garish T-shirt underneath his shirt.
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underneath

noun uk   /ˌʌn.dəˈniːθ/  us   /-dɚ-/
the underneath [S] the lower part or the bottom surface of something: Bake for half an hour - the top should be crisp, and the underneath moist and succulent. She found the key taped to the underneath of the table, as always.
Translations of “underneath”
in Arabic تَحْت…
in Korean -아래로…
in Malaysian di bawah…
in French sous, au-dessous de…
in Turkish altında…
in Italian al di sotto, sotto, in basso…
in Chinese (Traditional) 在(…)底下, 在(…)下麵…
in Russian под, внизу…
in Polish pod, pod spodem, poniżej…
in Vietnamese dưới, bên dưới…
in Spanish bajo, debajo de…
in Portuguese debaixo, embaixo de…
in Thai ภายใต้…
in German unter…
in Catalan sota…
in Japanese ~の下に…
in Indonesian di bawah…
in Chinese (Simplified) 在(…)底下, 在(…)下面…
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