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    • 1.1(under water)

      they pushed him under lo empujaron debajo del agua
      • she was under for three minutes estuvo sumergida durante tres minutos
      • But the boat was sinking fast and when the stern went under, a rush of air pushed four people out of the cabin.
      • When I heard the splash I turned round and saw the boy was struggling and going under.
      • Many of the troops died in deliberately-flooded fields, dragged under by their equipment.
      • I'm slinking along the bottom like an eel, trying to see how long I can stay under before I need to surface.

    • 1.2(anesthetized)

      she's still under todavía está bajo los efectos de la anestesia
      • When I came to, it turned out that I had been under for a whole hour.

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