Using prepositions in sentences is very common, pretty much every sentence includes prepositions. If you aren’t sure what they are, head to my grammar section to find out.

prepositional phrases with UNDER list

Learn some prepositional phrases with the preposition ‘under’.

  • under a cloud – have a damaged reputation
  • under lock and key – safely locked away
  • under one’s belt – experienced/acquired/achieved/accomplished
  • under one’s nose – directly in front of you
  • under the table – in secret as it’s usually illegal
  • under the thumb – under the complete control of another person
  • under the weather – feel unwell

Take a look at the examples with pictures to gain a better understanding of the meaning.

idioms with prepositional phrases with under
prepositional phrases - UNDER - under a cloud
prepositional phrases - UNDER - under lock and key
prepositional phrases - UNDER - under one’s belt
prepositional phrases - UNDER - under one's nose
prepositional phrases - UNDER - under the table
prepositional phrases - UNDER - under the thumb
prepositional phrases - UNDER - under the weather