I make peace as best as an infantryman can be expected to do under the circumstances and leave for my favorite bar.
Predicting Palestinian genocide of Jews under a one-state solution is a mite farfetched, I would submit.
If Tiger were under the influence of these drugs, his driving would certainly be compromised.
With these microbial systems in the Pilbara, you can see these things in the field and under the microscope.
Vatican officials “think federal funding is going to abortion” under the act, she says.
The day it is over I will meet you under any condition you choose to name.
He made his way to the dining-room, where supper was under way.
The pony swung to the left and came to a halt close in under the bank.
I regret this, but did the best I could under the circumstances.
This occupation, under the circumstances, supplied every kind of diversion.
Old English under, from Proto-Germanic *under- (cf. Old Frisian under, Dutch onder, Old High German untar, German unter, Old Norse undir, Gothic undar), from PIE *ndhero- "lower" (cf. Sanskrit adhah "below;" Avestan athara- "lower;" Latin infernus "lower," infra "below").
Notion of "subordination" was present in Old English Also used in Old English as a preposition meaning "between, among," as still in under these circumstances, etc. (though this may be an entirely separate root; see understand). Productive as a prefix in Old English, as in German and Scandinavian. Under the table is from 1921 in the sense of "very drunk," 1940s in sense of "illegal." To get something under (one's) belt is from 1954; to keep something under (one's) hat "secret" is from 1885; to have something under (one's) nose "in plain sight" is from 1540s; to speak under (one's) breath "in a low voice" is attested from 1832. To be under (someone's) thumb "entirely controlled" is recorded from 1754.
ANativeAmerican who emulates or adopts the behavior of the majority culture; a servile Native American (1970s+ Native American)