Under the Table

Meaning of Idiom ‘Under the Table’ The idiom under the table means in secret and often illegally. 1Heacock, Paul. Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 2010.,2Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.  Want to see more videos from Idioms.Online? Subscribe to our YouTube channel! Usage This idiom is usually used in regards … Read more

Under the Impression

Meaning of Idiom ‘Under the Impression’ To be under the impression means to think, assume, or believe something is the case, usually mistakenly. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995. Examples Of Use “I was under the impression you liked working with John.” “Sorry I … Read more

Under the Aegis Of Someone

Also: Under the auspices of Meaning of Idiom ‘Under the Aegis of (Someone or Something)’ To be under the aegis of someone means to have their financial or moral support or to be sponsored or protected by them. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995. Usage … Read more

Under One’s Breath

Meaning of Idiom ‘Under One’s (your, his, her) Breath’ Under one’s breath means to speak very softly, in a whisper or undertone. 1Ammer, Christine. American Heritage Dictionary of Idioms. Boston: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2013.,2Kirkpatrick, Elizabeth M. The Wordsworth Dictionary of Idioms. Ware: Wordsworth, 1995. Usage When someone is said to speak “under their breath” the connotation is usually that … Read more