bury under (something)

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bury under (something)

To hide something in a particular place so that others cannot find it. A noun or pronoun can be used between "bury" and "under." The cat always buries her toys away under the couch so that the dog can't take them.
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bury someone or something under something

to bury someone or something beneath something, sometimes to hide or conceal it. Joe buried the money under a stone in the forest. They buried Aunt Mary under a pine tree.
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They lie buried under a leaf-littered forest floor, a sand dune, or layers of sediment.
The first several popes, Peter included, are reputed to be buried under St.
The County Council has claimed that former painter Jerry - who wanted to be buried under an apple tree - was buried without permission.
Then his research team intentionally sets off snowslides and watches while the shed is buried under snow.
With a modest solution, he placed himself at the end of a long line of cardinals who specifically asked in their testaments to be buried under a pavement (even if by the high altar), "Humile et depressum," in one medieval instance and, in others, with no hedificium whatsoever.
Tests of soil samples show that although the anthrax was soaked in bleach at least twice--once in the 66-gallon containers, and again after it was dumped and buried under three to five feet of sand--some spores are still alive and potentially deadly.