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We took shelter beneath a huge oak tree.
He looked out of the windows down to the garden beneath.
They slept outside beneath the stars.
the waters of the Timor Sea and the coral reefs that lie beneath
His frail body lay beneath the blankets.
She pulled a dagger from beneath her cloak.
Beneath his quiet unassuming manner there lies considerable strength.
She seemed quite calm on the surface, but a great deal of anger lay beneath.
Burke regarded it as beneath him to trade with such people.
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American English version of definition of beneath
a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team
using sarcasm to upset someone or to show anger
a response to a scathing comment or unpleasant situation
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Definition of beneath from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.