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    Underneath the tree.

    We want to take XYZ out underneath the tree. (XYZ is hiding under the tree.)

    Please check.

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    Re: Underneath the tree.

    Where did you encounter this very bizarre sentence?

    If you made it up yourself, why?

    You've been told before - more than once - that you'd learn more about English by asking us questions about real situations you find in your reading.

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    Re: Underneath the tree.

    XYZ is more likely to be under the tree, which is generally used for being in the shade or covering it offers, than underneath the tree, which could mean that XYZ is buried under its roots.

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    Re: Underneath the tree.

    I would like to know what we need to say "He is hiding under a 'tree' or 'bench' or 'table'". What we need to say if we want to say that "We need to take that person out of that place?" "He is hiding under the tree and we need to take that person out of the tree." What is the way to tell that we are taking someone out from under something (I don't know whether it is a correct sentence or not?).

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    Re: Underneath the tree.

    Quote Originally Posted by Rover_KE View Post
    Where did you encounter this very bizarre sentence?

    If you made it up yourself, why?

    You've been told before - more than once - that you'd learn more about English by asking us questions about real situations you find in your reading.
    This happened few years back. A kid hid under dinning table because he didn't want to go to school. His grandpa tried to take him out withe help of his stick. Later he got beaten as well. So thats why I am asking this. It is not only my imagination.

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    Re: Underneath the tree.

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    "What is the way to tell say that we are taking someone out from under something?"

    You were close to an answer with that last phrase.
    You can say: I want to take/get/bring him out from under the tree.

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    Re: Underneath the tree.

    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    I would like to know what we need how to say "He is hiding under a 'tree' or 'bench' or 'table'". What do we need to say if we want to say that "We need to take that person out of that place"?

    Can I say "He is hiding under the tree and we need to take that person out of the tree"? What is the way to tell How do we say that we are taking someone out from under something (I don't know whether it is a correct sentence or not).
    Quote Originally Posted by tufguy View Post
    This happened a few years back. A kid hid under a/the dining table because he didn't want to go to school. His grandpa tried to take get him out withe help of his stick. Later, he the kid got beaten as well. So that's why I am asking this. It is not only my imagination.
    Note my corrections above.

    He is hiding under a tree/bench/table.
    We need to get him out from under the tree/bench/table.
    He's hiding under the bench/table and we need to get him out.
    Remember - if you don't use correct capitalisation, punctuation and spacing, anything you write will be incorrect.

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