a small insect that lives in large groups
to increase your demands or try to get more things from a situation, even though this involves more risks
Sanctions against the dictatorship upped the ante considerably in the crisis.
someone or something that does something
a servant (=someone who serves others)
below or at a lower level than something, or covered by something
below the surface of water
Wendy had hidden the box under her bed.
He dived into the water and stayed under for over a minute.
less of an action or quality than is appropriate, needed, or desired
less of an action or quality than is correct, needed, or desired
in or into a position that is directly below something
directly below something
Clare found the letter under a pile of papers.
the cause, idea etc that is the most important, although it is not easily noticed
the underlying causes of her depression
a carpet or carpets in general, or heavy woven material used for making carpets
a carpet or carpets
a material for covering the floor, that is often made of wool
a thick bedroom carpet
fitted, covering the whole floor from wall to wall
to cover a floor with carpet
The building has been carpeted throughout.
The hall was carpeted in a depressing shade of green.