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.
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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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Here the alluvial bottom was from one to two miles wide, and thickly covered with a forest of cotton-wood trees; while herds of buffalo were scattered about the neighboring prairie, several of which soon fell beneath their rifles.
Gazing at the clouds, now far beneath, the girl experienced the sensation of hanging stationary in mid-heaven; but the whirring of her propellor, the wind beating upon her, the high figures that rose and fell beneath the glass of her speedometer, these told her that her speed was terrific.
But though men scarcely saw the blows, yet, my father, men fell beneath them.
Then, seeing him dazed with this vile blow, the crowd rushed upon him, so that they overbore him and he fell beneath their feet.
The host, dismounting, sped The parting guest whose boat rocked under him, And when the circling stirrup-cup went round, No light guitar, no lute, was heard again; But on the heart aglow with wine there fell Beneath the cold bright moon the cold adieu Of fading friends -- when suddenly beyond The cradled waters stole the lullaby Of some faint lute; then host forgot to go, Guest lingered on: all, wondering at the spell, Besought the dim enchantress to reveal Her presence; but the music died and gave No answer, dying.
She fell beneath it, and the grass whipped across her eyes and filled her mouth and ears.
Amongst this noisy crowd of courtiers and worshippers, who did not appear to remember they had conducted to the scaffold at Whitehall the father of the new king, a man, in the garb of a lieutenant of musketeers, looked, with a smile upon his thin, intellectual lips, sometimes at the people vociferating their blessings, and sometimes at the prince, who pretended emotion, and who bowed most particularly to the women, whose bouquets fell beneath his horse's feet.
Alexander Mining in June announced the capital reorganisation after its share price fell beneath the 0.1p nominal value.
Rows of expensive, patiently cultivated plants fell beneath his sharp front teeth as he munched roses and lilies, hyacinths and shrubs.
However, the lad lost a shoe and fell beneath one of the rear wheels, suffering fatal injuries.
However Indian officials while denying the claims said that the vehicle was surrounded by a crowd of angry young men, some of whom fell beneath the jeep-like car when they tried to pull the soldiers out and lynch them.
Officials said that the vehicle was surrounded by a crowd of angry young men, some of whom fell beneath the jeep-like car when they tried to pull the soldiers out and lynch them.
After night fell beneath clear skies and twinkling lights, the celebration continued with dancing until the couple departed through a line of sparklers and rode away in an antique car owned by the bride's grandfather.
It was built in the 1860s and was owned by the mill owner and father of the suffragette who fell beneath the King's racehorse on Derby day in 1913.
Even if the patient is beyond you making them worse, another physician is always out there willing to testify (for a fee) that by not prescribing these drugs, you fell beneath the standard of care.