Grammar Patterns

under N

Nouns with other meanings

There are a number of other nouns which have this pattern.
Under these circumstances shared parenting arrangements can be harmful to the child.
The Labor Department report indicates that inflation remains under control.
I was under no obligation to give them anything.
When ordered to place three British divisions astride the Somme, Haig complied, but only under protest.
I had not been long in Los Angeles before I fell under the spell of the Kennedy magic.
  • under control
  • under cover of ...
  • under protest
  • under sail
  • under treatment (for ...)
  • under the impact of ...
  • under a/no obligation (to ...)
  • under my spell /under the spell of ...
  • under ... circumstances
  • under ... conditions
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