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    #1

    come under the tree

    Hello.

    Is it OK to say "Many children came under the tree and sat there"?

    Thank you.

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    Re: come under the tree

    I'd be more likely to use went with there.

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    Re: come under the tree

    "Many children came under the/this tree and sat here."
    "Many children went under the tree and sat there."

    Are they OK?

    Thank you.

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    Re: come under the tree

    Yes. The person who said came and here​ is, or was, under the tree.

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