Do the math: By the time you've paid for the mattress, you'll have no money left to hide under it.
You tell Hassan to have the Iraqi army soldiers check the mattress.
Harris confesses that he sleeps with a loaded gun tucked under his mattress, where he can easily grab it.
If a thief gets a load of said bags, he'll pop right out of your mattress and purloin them.
People would have been better off putting all their investments into cash under a mattress the day Bush took office.
She forced her open hands down very hard on the mattress of the sofa.
The shirt was clotted with blood; so were the mattress under him and the floor.
It had the same covering as the first, and Mr. Swinton's mattress was at night spread in the middle between the lockers.
When the mattress was empty she got thirty sous for the sack so as to be able to have coffee.
Lepage, too, had come down with a thud, squashing hidden air out of the interstices of the mattress.
late 13c., from Old French materas (12c., Modern French matelas), from Italian materasso and directly from Medieval Latin matracium, borrowed in Sicily from Arabic al-matrah "the cushion" (cf. Spanish almadraque "mattress," Provençal almatrac), literally "the thing thrown down," from taraha "he threw (down)."