under the table
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under the table(
uhn
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duhr
 
thuh
 
tey
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buhl
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1.
A phrase used as a figure of speech or a word that is symbolic in meaning; metaphorical (e.g. carrot, bean).
(figurative)
(illegally)
a. bajo cuerda
We pay rent under the table with cash.Pagamos el alquiler bajo cuerda con efectivo.
b. bajo mano
He was arrested for selling contraband under the table.Fue detenido por vender contrabando bajo mano.
c. en negro
Don't tell anybody about this meeting. Everything that happens here happens under the table.No le digas a nadie de esta reunión. Todo lo que suceda aquí sucede en negro.
A phrase is a group of words commonly used together (e.g once upon a time).
phrase
2. (literally)
a. bajo la mesa
Where are my shoes? - Did you look under the table?¿Dónde están mis zapatos? - ¿Buscaste bajo la mesa?
b. debajo de la mesa
The children hid from their parents under the table.Los niños se escondieron de sus padres debajo de la mesa.
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