fall beneath

fall beneath something

to drop under something. The thimble fell beneath the sofa. The gift that Bob had purchased for Maggie fell beneath the wheels of a truck.
See also: beneath, fall
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Would, by father Jove, Minerva, and Apollo that all were so minded as you are, for the city of Priam would then soon fall beneath our hands, and we should sack it.
He knows that, if a new election is held, not only will the "theater of violence" for which the HDP is and will continue to be blamed be utterly helpful in making the HDP fall beneath the 10 percent barrier, but so will the discrediting and, he may be hoping, the blocking of DemirtaE-, meaning the three parties may "loot" the vote, with the AKP getting the lion's share.
In Kirklees, we fall beneath this figure, mainly because of gaps in service provision.
Not only does Mac Haik 1960 Pre-Owned have some great vehicle brands like Chevy and Hyundai but many of these vehicles will fall beneath that $15,000 limit many consumers set for themselves.
Cordray said, "We are considering proposing a rule intended to create a more consistent threshold by requiring all banks and nonbanks that meet certain conditions to report if they make 25 or more loans in a year, but exempting those that fall beneath that proposed threshold.
Given few exceptions, it's unlikely to fall beneath the PS30,000-a-week mark, which instantly breaks the club's pay structure.
Analysing the percentage of visitors for whom page elements fall beneath the fold or off to one side is difficult, so we've created a visualisation that lets you quickly determine which portions of your page are visible to which percentages of visitors," Yahas wrote.
While we all, as citizens, can have a personal view as to the science, the citizens of the Marshall Islands or the Maldives, the first nations likely to fall beneath the waves, need to see governments acting responsibly, guided by the science, to try to mitigate the worst effects of climate change.
It said the period of weak growth would leave the UK's output gap - the amount the economy's production levels fall beneath its potential - will increase in coming months.
Father-of-two Chris died aged 25 in a terrible accident that saw him fall beneath the wheels of a Metro train in Gateshead.
Ascot is hard to beat, but any that fall beneath the prize-money tariffs can do better.
T he new quarterly pricing system for iron ore is likely to face a stern test over the next few months if spot prices fall beneath contract prices as is widely antici- pated.
Track worker Gary Coombe, who was unclipping tracks 50 yards away, looked up to see Mr Murray fall beneath the wheels, "It looked as if his legs were trapped," said Mr Coombe told a jury at Warwickshire Coroner's Court.
celebrity crush definitely has to be Leonardo DiCaprio, seeing him fall beneath the ocean in the final scenes of Titanic really did it for me.
Industries that are affected most are those with a very hierarchical management structure, high pressure jobs where staff can be seen as fairly expendable and also in very small, sometimes family-run businesses which fall beneath the radar of union involvement and have no policies on bullying.