fall beneath

fall beneath (something)

To drop underneath something. The baby's crying because her toy fell beneath the couch.
See also: beneath, fall
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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He would see me fall beneath the spell of your charms, and then he, your master, would direct my destiny and--my end.
Unable to endure the smoke-suffocation, they rushed out to fall beneath the arrows.
"I am to remain on this gaudy platforna on which my miserable deception has been so long acted, and it is to fall beneath me when you give the signal?" she said slowly.
It is no disgrace to fall beneath the superhuman strength of Tarzan of the Apes."
Would, by Father Jove, Minerva, and Apollo, that I had among them ten more such councillors, for the city of King Priam would then soon fall beneath our hands, and we should sack it.
But having your circumstances fall beneath that threshold doesn't mean your feelings of loss are a frill.
"We discipline our members who fall beneath the professionalism set out in our Code of Conduct.
The judge added that there is "no evidence that either of them subjectively predicted or intended that Sylvester would fall beneath the wheels of the truck after he lost his footing."
The King charts the singer's rise and inglorious fall beneath the bright lights of Las Vegas, exploring how he managed to market blues to white audiences at a Hang Ups Series 1, 15, PS14.99, A six-part comedy about therapist, who attempts to solve clients' problems in rapid-fire webcam sessions.
Mergers among such companies are likely to fall beneath the radar of the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice, "resulting in near-monopolies of generic drug markets with minimal if any public scrutiny."
he'd take then totter and fall beneath the firs, if he had found
Remi Garde set the standard for Arsene Wenger proteges - now it's up to me to make sure I don't fall beneath his mark."
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.
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."