fall beneath (something)

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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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The Mark Boat signals we must attend to the derelict, now whistling her death-song, as she falls beneath us in long sick zigzags.
As night falls beneath a magical full moon, her world is turned upside down when a bump to the head sends her spinning away through time and space.
As winter closes in on the icy Danek, Wull's father, the current Riverkeep, falls beneath the water while retrieving a corpse.
Hail is produced in the cold, high regions of the storm, but once it falls beneath the freezing level (typically between 7,000' and 15,000' AGL, depending on location and season), it starts to melt.
He says Russian oil should trade at $20-25/b, and warns that if it falls beneath $18/b the government's efforts to service its foreign debt in 2003 will be hampered.
In each case, the dependent variable is the percentage of the particular population segment that falls beneath the official poverty threshold (symbolically represented by "%").
that wants to flow away from itself but never does, and at night she falls beneath the water where once I woke wearing her painted skin.