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  • (dr)unterziehen
    (unter (sep))
    1.
    to put something underneath
    ("sich+Dat etwas unterziehen" - in the sense of clothes. Both "runterziehen" and "drunterziehen" work, but "runterziehen" sounds a bit weird.)
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  • unterbelichten
    (unter (sep))
    1.
    to underexpose
    (Only in the sense of photography and film.)
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    Opposite: überbelichten
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  • unterbringen
    (unter (sep))
    1.
    to accommodate, to place
    (in the sense of a finding some room for something)
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  • untergehen
    (unter (sep))
    1.
    to sink
    (For ships)
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    2.
    to fall apart, vanish
    (For big entities like empires or civilizations. You wouldn't use it for a marriage that is falling apart)
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    3.
    to set
    (For sun, moon and stars)
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    Opposite: aufgehen
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  • unterheben
    (unter (sep))
    1.
    to (gently) fold in
    (ONLY in cooking! It's about adding whipped cream or egg white foam to a dough or mass of some kind. I hate baking, so I don't really know.)
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  • unterjubeln
    (unter (sep))
    1.
    to talk someone into buying something
    (You "cheer" it into their possession. Usually used in contexts of stuff that the person doesn't really need.)
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  • unterkommen
    (unter (sep))
    1.
    to find shelter, to crash
    (In a a low-urgency way. Not what you'd use in context of finding shelter from a snow storm.)
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    2.
    cross one's path
    ("etwas kommt mir unter"... rarely used. Mostly for events or instances, NOT for people crossing one's path)
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  • unterlegen
    (unter (sep))
    1.
    to lay under
    (Pretty much only used in the context of putting something under something as a protection or to catch water. )
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  • unterordnen
    (unter (sep))
    1.
    to subordinate A to B
    ("A+Acc B+Dat unterordnen" - can be used for files, but it also works for priorities and human hierarchies. Also often used "reflexively" for a person "taking their place as a subordinate" or "accepting authority" - "sich+Acc unterordnen".)
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  • unterstehen
    (unter (sep))
    1.
    to stand under
    (ONLY in the context of standing under something during a rainfall. The way more common option there is "sich unterstellen".)
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  • unterstellen (bei)
    (unter (sep))
    1.
    to leave, to store
    ("leave something somewhere for shelter", for instance a box of clothes at a friend's while you're subletting your apartment)
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    2.
    to take shelter
    ("sich+Acc unterstellen", in context of rain or storm)
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  • untertauchen
    (unter (sep))
    1.
    to submerge
    (In the literal sense of going under water completely.)
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    2.
    to lay low, to disappear
    (Colloquial term for a person disappearing from "the radar". Think someone after a fraud scandal.)
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  • untervermieten
    (unter (sep))
    1.
    to sublet
    (rent out an apartment or room that you have rented yourself)
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